(noun, adjective)


1. of or relating to or resembling an axis of rotation

2. relating to or attached to the axis

- axial angle

Similar word(s): axile

3. situated on or along or in the direction of an axis

Similar word(s): lengthways, lengthwise

Sentences with axial as an adjective:

- the secondary xylem usually consists of axial and radial elements


1. (ornithology) A flight feather that appears between the primaries and secondaries on some birds.

2. (dentistry) A plane parallel to the surface of a tooth.