Dictionary.com

rotation axis

Save This Word!

noun Crystallography.
an imaginary line through a crystal about which the crystal may be rotated a specified number of degrees and be brought back to its original position.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.
Also called axis of symmetry, symmetry axis of rotation.

Origin of rotation axis

First recorded in 1900–05
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Β© Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use rotation axis in a sentence

FEEDBACK