AXLE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of axle
Definition:
n. pin or spindle on which a wheel revolves, or which revolves with a wheel; transverse bar or shaft connecting the opposite wheels of a car or carriage
Example:
The back axle of the bus was broken.
Sentence in Classic:
This magnet is sustained by a very strong axle of adamant passing through its middle, upon which it plays, and is poised so exactly that the weakest hand can turn it.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
The ruts of the road had bestowed on the wheels, the fellies, the hub, the axle, and the shaft, a layer of mud, a hideous yellowish daubing hue, tolerably like that with which people are fond of ornamenting cathedrals.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
At last, far up the road, she heard the protesting screech of unoiled axles and the slow uncertain plodding of hooves.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The wheels were armed with those long, offensive axles which keep other vehicles at a distance, and which may still be seen on the road in Germany.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
To make them run easily and swiftly, the axles of carriages are anointed; and for much the same purpose, some whalers perform an analogous operation upon their boat; they grease the bottom.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context