meaning of axle

1. The pin or spindle on which a wheel revolves, or which revolves with a wheel.
A transverse bar or shaft connecting the opposite wheels of a car or carriage; an axletree.
An axis; as, the suns axle.
A bushing in the hub of a wheel, through which the axle passes.
The journal box of a rotating axle, especially a railway axle.
The part of the framing of a railway car or truck, by which an axle box is held laterally, and in which it may move vertically; -- also called a jaw in the United States, and a housing in England.
AXLE An early string processing language. Program consists of an assertion table which specifies patterns, and an imperative table which specifies replacements. "AXLE: An Axiomatic Language for String Transformations", K. Cohen et al, CACM 811:657-661 Nov 1965. ayacc A Yacc-like parser generator from the Irvine Research Unit in Software written in Ada that produce Ada output. Comes with aflex. Version 1. 2a. ftp://liege. ics. uci. edu/pub/irus/aflex-ayacc_1. 2a. tar. Z. Mailing list: uci. edu>.

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