Meaning of AXLE in English

AXLE

ˈaksəl noun

( -s )

Etymology: Middle English axel- (as in axeltre axletree) — more at axletree

1. archaic : axis

the axle of the earth

2.

a. : the pin, bar, or shaft on which or with which a wheel or pair of wheels revolves — see dead axle , floating axle , live axle

b.

(1) : the spindle of an axletree

(2) : axletree

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