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axle

a bar or shaft on which a wheel, pair of wheels, or other rotating member revolves

axle

[′ak·səl]
(mechanical engineering)
A supporting member that carries a wheel and either rotates with the wheel to transmit mechanical power to or from it, or allows the wheel to rotate freely on it.

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 8(11):657-661 (Nov 1965).
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The new Dana Builder Axle program makes it possible to purchase all new components with a dead-spindle style hub assembly incorporated.
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Ingersoll Axles has been a supplier of specialised heavy duty trailer axles and suspensions across North America for over 55 years.
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GM says owners of the vehicles are being contacted and urged against driving the trucks until the axle pin is replaced.
In September 2007, American Axle and Republic entered into an agreement under which Republic promised to supply American Axle with its requirements of certain steel parts at specified prices through 2011.
This is not the first order for ArvinMeritor with Armor Holdings, as it has been supplying front drive steer axles, transfer cases and rear drive axles, in both 4x4 and 6x6 configurations since 1991, in support of the U.
That reduced friction by making the bearing surface between the axle and wheels much smaller, and lowered the load by allowing it to sit between the wheels.
Investigators found a wheel axle on the coaster's second car had completely sheared due to suspected metal fatigue.
Result: The LandRoller's axle spins less, and the wheels experience less slowing friction.