Cross axle

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(Mach.) A shaft, windlass, or roller, worked by levers at opposite ends, as in the copperplate printing press.
A driving axle, with cranks set at an angle of 90° with each other.

See also: Cross, Cross

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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If the irregular wear is found to be severe, in the drive or trailer position, rotate the tires in cross axle design (for example, LRI & O to RFI & O).