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polar axis

n.
The fixed reference axis from which the polar angle is measured in a polar coordinate system.

polar axis

n
(Mathematics) the fixed line in a system of polar coordinates from which the polar angle, θ, is measured anticlockwise
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We might regard the two words--transformation and transfiguration--as the polar axes of Wright's poetry.
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