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 Meanings and Examples of AXLE
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axle
 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
Classic Sentence:
1  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
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER III.
2  In the middle of the concave side, there is a groove twelve inches deep, in which the extremities of the axle are lodged, and turned round as there is occasion.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER III.
3  The waves sink to rest, and the swoln water-ways smooth out under the thundering axle; the storm-clouds scatter from the vast sky.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK FIFTH
4  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
5  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER 84. Pitchpoling.
6  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
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER V—HINDRANCES
Example Sentence:
1  The back axle of the bus was broken.
2  Thus a wheel revolves on its axle.