Axle

The axle carries the waterwheel. It can also carry the Pit Wheel at its opposite end.

axle

[n] - a shaft on which a wheel rotates
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Axle

An axle is a shaft on which a part rotates. See also: Wheel.
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Axle

Ax'le (ăks''l) noun [ Middle English axel , exel , shoulder, Anglo-Saxon eaxl ; akin to Anglo-Saxon eax axle, Swedish & Danish axel shoulder, axle, German achse axle, achsel shoulder, Latin axis axle, Greek 'a`xwn , Sanskrit
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axle

noun a shaft on which a wheel rotates
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Axle

• (n.) A transverse bar or shaft connecting the opposite wheels of a car or carriage; an axletree. • (n.) An axis; as, the sun`s axle. • (n.) The pin or spindle on which a wheel revolves, or which revolves with a wheel.
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axle

(from the article `automobile`) Power is conveyed from the transmission to the rear axle of rear-wheel-drive vehicles by a drive shaft and universal joints. As body lines were ... ...latching mechanism, mounted on the truck tractor for connection with a kingpin mounted on the semitrailer. A semitrailer may be converted to a ... The m...
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axle

axle 1. A shaft on which a wheel or set of wheels revolves, especially a shaft under the body of a vehicle that connects a pair of wheels. 2. A supporting member, beam, or shaft designed to carry a wheel that may be attached to it, driven by it, or freely mounted on it. 3. The spindle on which one or more wheels revolve.
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Axle

The circular shaft connecting two wheels to form a 'wheelset' (q.v.). The wheels are an interference fit to ensure the gauge is maintained. Wheels are removed by forcing them off after injecting oil under high pressure into the wheel hub through a specially designed aperture drilled in the hub.
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Axle

An axle is a central shaft for a rotating wheel or gear. On wheeled vehicles, the axle may be fixed to the wheels, rotating with them, or fixed to the vehicle, with the wheels rotating around the axle. In the former case, bearings or bushings are provided at the mounting points where the axle is supported. In the latter case, a bearing or bushing ...
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axle

central fitting for bearings in hubs and bottom brackets; also Achsschenkel [German].
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