Definition of Axial rotation

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

Exact synonyms: Axial Motion, 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 Rotation

axial cataract
axial current
axial filament
axial hyperopia
axial lobe
axial lobes
axial motion
axial muscle
axial neuritis
axial pattern flap
axial plane
axial plate
axial point
axial projection
axial rotation (current term)
axial section
axial skeleton
axial view
axial walls of the pulp chambers
axialite
axialites
axialities
axiality
axially
axicon
axicons
axifugal
axigluon

Literary usage of Axial rotation

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1. Cosmos: A Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe by Alexander von Humboldt (1868)
"Periods of Sidereal Revolution and axial rotation —We shall confine ourselves here to giving the sidereal, or true periods of revolution of the planets in ..."

2. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1894)
"axial rotation OF ABDOMINAL AORTA, WITH ASSOCIATED ABNORMALITIES OF THE BRANCHES. By CC BAXTER TYRIE, MB, CM Edin., Demonstrator of Anatomy, Leeds; ..."

3. A Handbook of Descriptive and Practical Astronomy by George Frederick Chambers (1889)
"The great Bed Spot.—The great White Spot.—Sough'* observation*.—Alleged Connection between Spot* on Jupiter and Spoil on the Sun.—axial rotation of Jupiter. ..."

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