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ax

Abbreviation for axis.
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AX

Abbreviation for alloxan.
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"My body shone so brightly in the sun that I felt very proud of it and it did not matter now if my axe slipped, for it could not cut me.
Raskolnikov stood keeping tight hold of the axe. He was in a sort of delirium.
Should he fling away the axe? Should he take a cab?
he was already on the staircase before he recollected the axe. And yet he had a very grave problem before him, to put it back and to escape observation as far as possible in doing so.
Morning had hardly dawned when the Fairy awoke the Prince, and giving him the glass axe again she told him to cut up all the wood he had felled the day before, and to put it in bundles ready for firewood; at the same time she warned him once more against approaching or speaking a word to the black girl if he met her in the wood.
Full of hope he hurried across the bridge, and recognised at once the spot where the castle was to stand, for spades, hammers, axes, and every other building implement lay scattered on the ground ready for the workman's hand, but of gold, silver, and precious stones there was not a sign.
The damage includes: | Axe marks chopped into various play equipment set out on a trail along the 33.4 hectares of land where the community has planted trees.
Speaking about it to The Hollywood Reporter, Kick Axe founder and owner Ginger Flesher-Sonnier said, "It allows for stress relief and that combination is perfect for relaxation--to let loose, enjoy yourself, and even get a little exercise."
For instance, in every traditional village structure there is always an axe in each homestead coupled with other assortment of household equipment or tools such as digging pick, cutting saw, spade, rake and wheel burrow among others but there could be uniqueness in the usage of the tools.
As he tried to stop them from taking it, the shopkeeper was hit with the axe and the pair fled with the cash register.
[ClickPress, Mon Nov 05 2018] Used for hiking or climbing mountains, ice axe are a useful tool for adventure seekers.