Meaning of AXIAL in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈak-sē-əl ]


Date: circa 1847

1. : of, relating to, or having the characteristics of an axis


a. : situated around, in the direction of, on, or along an axis

b. : extending in a direction essentially perpendicular to the plane of a cyclic structure (as of cyclohexane)

axial hydrogens

— compare equatorial

• ax·i·al·i·ty ˌak-sē-ˈa-lə-tē noun

• ax·i·al·ly ˈak-sē-ə-lē adverb

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