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" The line, real or imaginary, that passes through any thing, on which it may revolve. AXLE, dk'sl. "
Walker's Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of the English Language - Page 40
by John Walker, Thomas Smith - 1824 - 416 pages
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The parent's guide to a liberal ... education; containing a selection of ...

Robert Simson (master of Colebrooke house acad, Islington.) - 1838
...How does the earth move in her daily or diurnal course ? Round her own axis. What does axis signify ? The line, real or imaginary, that passes through any thing on which it may revolve. Is the axis of the world real or supposed ? Supposed. In what manner does the earth move in her annual...
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Cobb's Abridgment of J. Walker's Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and ...

John Walker - English language - 1841 - 428 pages
...es, ks' lz, s. plu. Ax iom, k' shum, s. a proposition evident at first sight. Ax is, ks' is, s. the line, real or imaginary, that passes through any thing, on which it may re[volve. the pin AC Fte, fr, fll, ft — m, mt — pine, pin— n, move, BA1 Ax es, ks' z,...
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Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language

John Walker - 1845
...Backslide, bak-slide1 un to fall off Backslider, Irak-sll'dur s. an apostate first sight Axis, ak'sfs s. the line, real or imaginary, that passes through...revolve Axle, ak'sl ) s. the pin which pasAxle-tree, ik'sl-trec $ ses through the midst of the wheel of a carriage Ay", ae ad. Yes Aye, ae ad. always, to...
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An Explanatory and Phonographic Pronouncing Dictionary of the English ...

William Bolles - English language - 1845 - 944 pages
...4ks-ynm-4t;!k, a. ) Relating to AXIOMATICAL, '4ks-ynm-at;!k-al, a. J an axiom ; self-evident AXIS, 4ks^ls, n. The line, real or imaginary, that passes through any thing, on which it may revolve. AXLE, 4ksl'. n. ? The pin which passes AXLE-TREE, 4ksl-'tr, n. 5 through the midst of the wheel, on which...
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A Phonographic Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language: Abridged from ...

William Bolles - English language - 1846 - 689 pages
...principle, [to an axiom, self evident. Axiomatic, ks-yura 8t-k, a. relating Axis, aks% n. (pi. axes), the line, real or imaginary, that passes through any thing on which it may revolve. Axle, aksl', n. ) the pin which Axle-tree, ksl-tr, n. passes through the midst of the wheel, on which its...
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A Phonographic Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language

William Bolles - English language - 1846 - 690 pages
...principle, [to an axiom, self-evident. Axiomatic, aks-yflm-arfk, a. relating Axis, aks^ls, n. (pi. axes), the line, real or imaginary, that passes through any thing on which it may revolve. Axle, Sksl', n. ) the pin which Axle-tree, aksl-tr&, n. ) passes through the midst of the wheel, on which...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of the English Language

John Walker - English language - 1881 - 783 pages
...MAXILLARY. AXIOM, ikVlium. 3. 479. A proposition evident at first sight. AXIS, ik'sis. . The lin", real or imaginary, that passes through any thing, on which it may revolve. •• n U bid, panes Through the inidst of the when), on which the circumvolutions of the wheel...
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