a mineral, complex calcium and aluminum borosilicate, usually occurring in thin brown crystals.
Boric acid is also a constituent of certain silicates, such as tourmaline, axinite, and datholite.
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an instrument with a bladed head on a handle or helve, used for hewing, cleaving, chopping, etc. Jazz Slang. any musical instrument. the ax, Informal. dismissal from employment: to get the ax. expulsion from school. rejection by a lover, friend, etc.: His girlfriend gave him the ax. any usually summary removal or curtailment. to shape […]
axio- axio- or axi- pref. Axis: axioversion.
the branch of philosophy dealing with values, as those of ethics, aesthetics, or religion. noun (philosophy) the theory of values, moral or aesthetic
- Axiological ethics
the branch of ethics dealing primarily with the relative goodness or value of the motives and end of any action.