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awn in botany, any of the thin bristles found at the tip of some leaves, esp. those of grasses.
awning a protective structure, often made of canvas, erected over a door or window.
awnless combined form of awn.
awoke past tense and past participle of awake.
awoken a past participle of awake.
AWOL abbreviation of "absent without leave," absent without permission from assigned military duty, but not necessarily with the intention of deserting.
awry off center; twisted or turned. [2 definitions]
ax a heavy cutting tool with a blade mounted at the end of a long handle, used esp. for chopping wood. [4 definitions]
axes1 pl. of axis.
axes2 pl. of ax.
axial of, concerning, or functioning as an axis. [2 definitions]
axil the upper angle between a leaf, flower, twig, or the like, and the stem or branch from which it grows.
axilla an armpit or a corresponding part, such as the area under a bird's wing. [2 definitions]
axillar (usu. pl.) any of the feathers that grow under a bird's wing. [2 definitions]
axillary in anatomy, of, relating to, or in the region of the axilla. [3 definitions]
axiology a branch of philosophy that examines the nature of value and various types of values, as in morals, metaphysics, religion, or the like.
axiom an obvious or generally accepted principle. [2 definitions]
axiomatic of, relating to, or resembling an axiom; unquestionably true; self-evident. [2 definitions]
axis a straight line that serves as the unmoving center about which a body or figure turns. [4 definitions]
axle a supporting bar or shaft on which, or by means of which, a wheel or wheels turn.
axletree an axle upon which the wheels of a cart or animal-powered vehicle turn.