axial axial  /ˈæk si əl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of or relating to or resembling an axis of rotation
  2. (adj) relating to or attached to the axis
  3. (adj) situated on or along or in the direction of an axis

Usage(s):

  1. He chose axial flow, even though Sir Frank Whittle, who pioneered jets, advised the other; Sopwith thinks the Sapphire proved his own judgment right.
  2. British researchers measure the angle between the axial triradius and those at the base of the index and little fingers.

News

  1. NMB Cooling Fans UV / Wet Location Approved

    UV / Wet location rating approval has been obtained by NMB for various cooling fans, including the AC axial 4715HS Series, and the 5915PC Series. UV / Wet Location rated cooling fans offer additional protection when outdoor application environment is of great concern. (PRWeb June 06, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10797170.htm
    on June 6, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Carpet Dryers deliver max air velocity of 3,400 fpm.

    Measuring 11.5 in. high and weighing about 18 lb, Hybrid 3-Speed Air Dryers combine squirrel cage design with drying power of axial fan. Portable, stackable units are built with heavy-duty, co-polymer polypropylene housing to withstand everyday use of contract cleaners and restoration professionals. Drawing maximum of 2.8 A, dryers help to prevent brownouts and circuit blowouts. In addition, up ...
    on June 5, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

Quotes

  1. Mr Daniels says: "As well as marking the anniversary of the co-axial escapement, I would like these watches really to do something to put the Isle of Man on the map as the place to go if you want to buy a completely hand-made watch in the English...
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: George Daniels Source: Financial Times

  2. "All the traditions that were developed during the Axial Age," Armstrong writes, "pushed forward the frontiers of human consciousness and discovered a transcendent dimension in the core of their being" - until dark forces pushed it aside.
    on Apr 28, 2006 By: Karen Armstrong Source: International Herald Tribune

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