[ahk-suh l] /ˈɑk səl/ (Show IPA), 1583–1654, Swedish statesman.
Oxenstierna returned to Sweden to gather means wherewith to continue the war.
Sweden Victor Nilsson
Count Axel (ˈaksəl). 1583–1654, Swedish statesman. He was chancellor (1612–54) and successfully directed Swedish foreign policy for most of the Thirty Years’ War
Julius, 1912–2004, U.S. biochemist and pharmacologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1970. Contemporary Examples “I was brushing tears away myself,” said Axelrod, affirming the emotional power of the moment. Sunday Talk: Dianne Feinstein, Lindsey Graham & Bob Woodward on the Petraeus Aftershocks (Video) Ben Teitelbaum, Sara Gilford November 10, 2012 “At that moment I realized why […]
noun (pl) -men a man who wields an axe, esp to cut down trees a person who makes cuts in expenditure or services, esp on behalf of another: the chancellor’s axeman (US, slang) a man who plays a musical instrument, esp a guitar Historical Examples He had been endued with the gift of comprehension, and […]
(of an experimental animal) raised under sterile conditions; germfree. (of a laboratory culture) uncontaminated. adjective (of a biological culture or culture medium) free from other microorganisms; uncontaminated axenic a·xen·ic (ā-zěn’ĭk, ā-zē’nĭk) adj. Not contaminated by or associated with any other living organisms; sterile. Used especially in reference to pure cultures of microorganisms.
plural of axis1 . plural of ax or axe. 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 […]