Meaning of AXIAL in English

ˈaksēəl adjective

or ax·al -ksəl

Etymology: axi-, ax- + -al


a. : of or relating to an axis

b. : having the characteristics of or resembling an axis


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

b. : extending in a direction essentially parallel to the main axis of a cyclohexane or similar cyclic structure or characterized by bonds extending in this manner — distinguished from equatorial

axial bonds

axial hydrogen atoms

• ax·i·al·ly -ēəlē, -li adverb

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