- (of a set of circles) having the property that each pair of circles has the same radical axis.
- (of planes) intersecting in a straight line.
Related formsco·ax·i·al·ly, adverbun·co·ax·al, adjectiveun·co·ax·i·al, adjective
Examples from the Web for coaxial
The same arrangement can be supplied to a pair of coaxial cylinders.
The probe looked like an aluminum pipe but was really a special tube built like a segment of coaxial cable.The Golden Skull|John Blaine
The other case of importance is that of two coaxial cylinders.
Let a solid circular sectioned cylinder of radius R1 be enclosed in a coaxial tube of inner radius R2.