Definition of Axiality

1. the state of being axial [n -TIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Axiality

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
axiality (current term)
axile placentation
axilla thermometer

Literary usage of Axiality

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

1. Cosmos: A Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe by Alexander von Humboldt, Elise C. Otté (1858)
"... on the other hand, shows us here also, in the distinction of north and south axiality in one class of substances, and east and west axiality in others, ..."

2. The Quarterly Review by John Gibson Lockhart, George Walter Prothero, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1906)
"By the time of Justinian, as the mosaics of San Vitale show, the frontal principle —which Riegl prefers to call in this, its latest form, ' axiality'—is ..."

3. Experimental Researches in Electricity by Michael Faraday (1855)
"... like the other end; and in many cases, therefore, the words axial and axiality would seem more expressive than the words polar and polarity. ..."

4. Maya City Planning and the Calendar by Anthony F. Aveni, Horst Hartung (1986)
"... which we offer as an explanation for the systematic axiality of ceremonial centers, pivoted about the passages of the sun in the zenith. ..."

5. Gids Voor Moderne Architectuur in Nederland by Paul Groenendijk, Piet Vollaard, Piet Rook (1998)
"As a result she unambiguous axiality of she traditional church makes way here for a multi-axial system of local symmetries. The billowing apses are clad on ..."

6. A Treatise on Electricity, in Theory and Practice by Auguste Arthur de La Rive (1853)
"On which account the property in question is better expressed by the words a.vial or axiality, than by the words polar and polarity. ..."

7. The Testing of Materials of Construction: A Text-book for the Engineering by William Cawthorne Unwin (1910)
"Tensile tests should be made with shackles having spherical seats, as cast iron is greatly weakened by non-axiality of the stress. ..."

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