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axel

See also: Axel

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EtymologyEdit

Named after the Norwegian skater Axel R. Paulsen (1885-1939).

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NounEdit

axel (plural axels)

  1. (figure skating) A jump with one (or more) and a half turns in the air.
  2. Misspelling of axle.

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish axl, from Old Norse ǫxl, from Proto-Germanic *ahslō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱs-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

axel c

  1. an axis; an imagined line about which something rotates
  2. an axle; a rod around which a wheel turns
  3. a driveshaft; a rotating rod which transfers torque from a motor to a place where it can be applied
  4. (mathematics) an axis; as in coordinate axis
    Den reella axeln
    The real axis
  5. (anatomy) a shoulder; a body part
  6. a jump in figure skating with one (or more) and a half turns in the air.

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