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supporting shaft on which a wheel revolves
Not to be confused with:
axil – angle between a branch and stem
1. A supporting shaft or member on or with which a wheel or a set of wheels revolves.
a. The spindle of an axletree.
b. Either end of an axletree.
[Middle English axel, from Old Norse öxull.]
(Mechanical Engineering) a bar or shaft on which a wheel, pair of wheels, or other rotating member revolves
[C17: from Old Norse öxull; related to German Achse; see axis1]
1. the pin or shaft on which or by means of which a wheel or pair of wheels rotates.
2. the spindle at either end of an axletree.
3. an axletree.
[before 900; Old English eaxl shoulder, crossbeam, c. Old Saxon ahsla, Old High German ahsala, Old Norse ǫxl shoulder]
See also related terms for wheels.
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|Noun||1.||axle - a shaft on which a wheel rotates |
dead axle - an axle that carries a wheel but without power to drive it
journal - the part of the axle contained by a bearing
shaft - a long rod or pole (especially the handle of an implement or the body of a weapon like a spear or arrow)
wheeled vehicle - a vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for transporting things or people; "the oldest known wheeled vehicles were found in Sumer and Syria and date from around 3500 BC"
مِحْوَر الدّولابمِحْوَرُ العَجَلَة
axle[ˈæksəl] n (also axle-tree) → essieu m
the rod on which a wheel turns. the back axle of the car. as مِحْوَر الدّولاب главина eixo náprava, osa die Radachse aksel άξονας τροχού eje telg محور؛ میله ای که چرخ به دور آن می چرخد akseli essieuסרן धुरा osovina tengely as öxull asse 車軸 차축 (rato) ašis ass gandar asaksel, akslingoś محور، هغه میله چی څرخ د هغه له شاوخوا څخه څرخیږی eixo osie ось náprava, os os osovina axel แกนล้อ; เพลาหมุน dingil, aks, tekerlek mili 輪軸 вісь دُھرا trục bánh xe 轮轴，车轴