axial angle n.
The angle formed by two surfaces of a structure, as of a tooth, in which the line of union is parallel with its axis.
Here he turned on the great forty-foot sphere to an axial angle of twenty-three degrees, well exposing the Southern Hemisphere.
Mr. Oseba’s Last Discovery George W. Bell
- Axial current
axial current axial current n. The central, rapidly moving portion of the bloodstream in an artery.
- Axial filament
axial filament axial filament n. The central filament of a flagellum or cilium. Also called axoneme. Historical Examples Usually the axial filament is connected with the thin wall of the tube by numerous horizontal branches. Report on the Radiolaria Collected by H.M.S. Challenger During the Years 1873-1876, Second Part: Subclass Osculosa; Index Ernst Haeckel They […]
- Axial hyperopia
axial hyperopia axial hyperopia n. Hyperopia due to shortening of the anteroposterior diameter of the globe of the eye.
having a fluid flow parallel to an axis of rotation, as in a turbine.