HyperDic: major_axis

English > 1 sense of the expression major axis:
NOUNcognitionmajor axisthe longest axis of an ellipse or ellipsoid
English > major axis: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe longest axis of an ellipse or ellipsoid; passes through the two foci.
Partssemimajor axisone-half the major axis of an ellipse
BroaderaxisA straight line through a body or figure that satisfies certain conditions

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