Ax"i*al (?), a.

1.

Of or pertaining to an axis; of the nature of, or resembling, an axis; around an axis.

To take on an axial, and not an equatorial, direction. Nichol.

2. Anat.

Belonging to the axis of the body; as, the axial skeleton; or to the axis of any appendage or organ; as, the axial bones.

Axial line Magnetism, the line taken by the magnetic force in passing from one pole of a horseshoe magnet to the other.

Faraday.

 

© Webster 1913.

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