What is axial?

  • (adj): Of or relating to or resembling an axis of rotation.
    See also — Additional definitions below

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Seesaw Molecular Geometry - Structure
... two types of ligands, one pair related by 180° often called axial ligands ... A separate pair of ligands is situated orthogonal to the axial ligands ... The angle between the axial liglands and the equatorial liglands is 90° whereas the angle between the two equatorial liglands themselves is 120° ...
Axial
... Axial may mean Along the same line as an axis of rotation in geometry A type of modal frame in music One of several anatomical directions in an animal body Axial age, the period from ...
Structural Element
... Linear elements Rod - axial loads Beam - axial and bending loads Struts or Compression members- compressive loads Ties, Tie rods, eyebars, guy-wires, suspension cables ...
Cleavage (geology) - Relationship To Folds
... Cleavages display a measurable geometric relationship with the axial plane of folds developed during deformation and is referred to as axial planar foliations ... The foliations are symmetrically arranged with respect to the axial plan depending on the composition and competency of a rock ... folded during very-low to low grade metamorphism, cleavage forms parallel to the fold axial plane, particularly in the clay-rich parts of the sequence ...
Achsenzeit - A Pivotal Age - Characteristics of The Axial Age
... Jaspers described the Axial Age as "an interregnum between two ages of great empire, a pause for liberty, a deep breath bringing the most lucid consciousness" ... To the extent that the Axial Age represents an in-between period, a period where old certainties had lost their validity and where new ones were ... has pointed out that "the core period of Jasper's Axial age corresponds almost exactly to the period in which coinage was invented ...

More definitions of "axial":

  • (adj): Relating to or attached to the axis.
    Example: "Axial angle"
    Synonyms: axile
  • (adj): Situated on or along or in the direction of an axis.