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Having or mounted on a common axis.
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(kəʊˈæksɪəl) or


1. (Mathematics) having or being mounted on a common axis
2. (Mathematics) geometry (of a set of circles) having all the centres on a straight line
3. (Electronics) electronics formed from, using, or connected to a coaxial cable
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(koʊˈæk si əl)

also co•ax•al


having a common axis or coincident axes.
co•ax′i•al•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.coaxial - having a common axis
concentric, concentrical, homocentric - having a common center; "concentric rings"
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[ˌkəʊˈæksɪəl] ADJcoaxial
coaxial cable (Comput) → cable m coaxial
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