Axis

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Axis commonly refers to:

In mathematics:

  • 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:

  • A parameter used in describing political spectrum
  • Axis powers, Germany, Italy, Japan and their allies during World War II
  • Axis of evil, U.S. President George W. Bush's description of Iran, Iraq, and North Korea


Axis may also refer to:

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