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The alliance (in effect before and during World War II) of Germany, Italy, Japan, and several minor allied countries, which opposed the Allies.
From Latin, name of an Indian animal mentioned by the Roman senator Pliny.
From Latin axis (“axis", "axle”).
Middle English from Latin
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
The purpose of his paper was to show that there is no problem if the axis is moved to the left.
The axis of the temple ran from S.W.
The minor axis, on the other hand, is not constant, but, as we have already seen, depends on the latitude, being the product of the major axis into the sine of the latitude.
The diurnal rotation of the earth furnishes two fixed points or poles, the axis joining which is fixed or nearly so in its direction in space.
The anthelion (a) may be explained as caused by two internal reflections of the solar rays by a hexagonal lamellar crystal, having its axis horizontal and one of the diagonals of its base vertical.
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