Definition of Axial motion

1. Noun. Rotary motion of an object around its own axis. "Wheels in axial rotation"

Exact synonyms: Axial Rotation, Roll
Generic synonyms: Gyration, Revolution, Rotation
Specialized synonyms: Wallow
Derivative terms: Roll, Roll, Roll, Roll, Roll, Roll

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Axial Motion

axes of rotation
axial ametropia
axial aneurysm
axial cataract
axial current
axial filament
axial hyperopia
axial lobe
axial lobes
axial motion (current term)
axial muscle
axial neuritis
axial pattern flap
axial plane
axial plate
axial point
axial projection
axial rotation
axial section
axial skeleton
axial view
axial walls of the pulp chambers

Literary usage of Axial motion

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. World-life; Or, Comparative Geology by Alexander Winchell (1888)
"Shrinkage and Acceleration of axial motion.—The earlier relations of shinkage to rotary acceleration have heretofore come under consideration. ..."

2. The Heavens Above: A Popular Handbook of Astronomy. by Joseph Anthony Gillet (1882)
"It is due to the fact that the moon's axial motion is uniform, while her orbital ... At perigee her orbital motion will be in advance of her axial motion, ..."

3. Astronomical Register (1865)
"... or, supposing there were an axial motion as alleged, by all three movements combined: and secondly, what are the individual effects of each movement ? ..."

4. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1903)
"When the point a' readies the position i, the cam constraining the axial motion of the cutter commences to return it to its original position, and the point ..."

5. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific by Astronomical Society of the Pacific (1899)
"It is certain that planets abound ; and the remarkable harmony which they display regarding the direction of their axial motion at least suggests that once ..."

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