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Axis commonly refers to[edit]

In mathematics[edit]

  • Axes, lines used in a Cartesian coordinate system
    • Informally, by extension, the line generated by a basis vector in linear algebra
  • Axis of rotation, line around which any body rotates
  • Axis of symmetry, a line that divides a two-dimensional object into identical shapes

In politics[edit]

  • A parameter used in describing political spectrum
  • Axis powers (World War II), Germany, Italy, Japan and their allies
  • Axis of evil (first used in 2002), U.S. President George W. Bush's description of Iran, Iraq, and North Korea
  • Axis of Resistance (first used in 2002), the Shia alliance of Iran, Syria, and Hezbollah

Axis may also refer to[edit]

In fiction[edit]

In geography[edit]

  • Axis, Alabama, an unincorporated area
  • The AXIS, a concert venue inside the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada

In industry[edit]

In music[edit]


  • Axis (band), a Greek band with hits in Europe in the first years of the 1970s: Ela Ela, Someone and Goldwings

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