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[koh-ak-see-uh l] /koʊˈæk si əl/

Also, coaxal
[koh-ak-suh l] /koʊˈæk səl/ (Show IPA). having a common axis or coincident axes.

(of a loudspeaker) having two or more cones with their centers mounted on the same axis.
having or being mounted on a common axis
(geometry) (of a set of circles) having all the centres on a straight line
(electronics) formed from, using, or connected to a coaxial cable

“having a common axis,” 1904, as a term in mathematics; coaxial cable is 1934. See co- + axial.


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