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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ax·le /ˈæksəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ax·le n.
 1. The pin or spindle on which a wheel revolves, or which revolves with a wheel.
 2. A transverse bar or shaft connecting the opposite wheels of a car or carriage; an axletree.
 3. An axis; as, the sun's axle.
 Had from her axle torn
 The steadfast earth.   --Milton.
 Note:Railway axles are called leading and trailing from their position in the front or in the rear of a car or truck respectively.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a shaft on which a wheel rotates