axis deviation n.
The deflection of the electrical axis of the heart to the right or left of its normal position. Also called axis shift.
- Axis of evil
noun North Korea, Iraq, and Iran when considered together as a perceived threat to world stability noun any government that sponsors terror Examples Bush singled out North Korea, Iran, and Iraq as the “axis of evil” in a State of the Union address. Word Origin 2002
- Axis of ordinates
y-axis (def 1).
- Axis of revolution
an axis in a plane, about which an area is revolved to form a solid of revolution.
- Axis of symmetry
Mathematics. a straight line for which every point on a given curve has corresponding to it another point such that the line connecting the two points is bisected by the given line. Crystallography, rotation axis.