[uhn-dryey yi-noo-ah-ryi-vyich] /ʌnˈdryeɪ yɪ nuˈɑ ryɪ vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1883–1954, Soviet statesman.
a variant spelling of (Andrei Yanuaryevich) Vyshinsky
the line about which a rotating body, such as the earth, turns. Mathematics. a central line that bisects a two-dimensional body or figure. a line about which a three-dimensional body or figure is symmetrical. Anatomy. a central or principal structure, about which something turns or is arranged: the skeletal axis. the second cervical vertebra. Botany. […]
- Axis-traction forceps
axis-traction forceps axis-traction forceps n. Obstetrical forceps provided with a second handle so attached that traction can be made in the line in which the head must move along the axis of the pelvis.
a city in SW Peru: decisive victory of Bolívar over Spanish troops 1824. Historical Examples For are not the fateful names of Junin and Ayacucho stamped upon the face of this Cordillera region? Spanish America, Its Romance, Reality and Future, Vol. 1 Charles Reginald Enock Its name was changed from Guamanga to Ayacucho by a […]
(in India) a native maid or nurse. Contemporary Examples ayah Abu Basheer is a lecturer at the Islamic University in Gaza City. Still Not Rebuilt From Last Time Anna Lekas Miller November 16, 2012 Historical Examples Her remark had followed the ayah’s explanation of her appearance with the child. Banked Fires E. W. (Ethel Winifred) […]