Which preposition to use with axis

of Occurrences 161%

Southward innumerable smaller craters and cones are distributed along the axis of the range and on each flank.

in Occurrences 17%

There were only the two axes in the party, besides Shalah's tomahawk, and no one can know the labour of felling and trimming trees tin he has tried it.

on Occurrences 10%

" "Well," said Spalding, resuming his narrative, "some fifty years ago, two enterprising men (brothers) marched into the woods in the town of Mexico, now in Oswego county, with their axes on their shoulders, and stout hearts beating in their bosoms.

to Occurrences 9%

" "It says, sir, that the changes in the seasons are owing to 'the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of its orbit,' I do not exactly understand what that means, uncle.'

as Occurrences 6%

The more you constrain an ebook's distinctive value propositions that is, the more you restrict a reader's ability to copy, transport or transform an ebook the more it has to be valued on the same axes as a paper-book.

at Occurrences 6%

So slender is its axis at the top, that it bends over and droops like the stalk of a nodding lily.

with Occurrences 4%

The shorter cilium vibrates actively, and effects the locomotion of the organism, while the other trails behind; the whole body rolling on its axis with its pointed end forwards.

for Occurrences 3%

They use small narrow-edged axes for felling, but for lopping they invariably use the Nepaulese national weaponthe kookree.

from Occurrences 2%

They were evidently very much disappointed, since they expected to get some axes from us, for they made the same signs as the Luxmore Head natives had done by repeatedly imitating the action of chopping.

by Occurrences 2%

The shape of the earth may be shewn by a ball, the surface by the outside, its revolution on its axis by turning it round, and the idea of day and night may be given by a ball and a candle in a dark-room.

in Occurrences 1%

E. Cazabi seems to have been what is now called casada in the British West Indies, or prepared manioc root; and axi in some other parts of this voyage is mentioned as the spice of the West Indies; probably either pimento or capsicum, and used as a condiment to relish the insipidity of the casada.

between Occurrences 1%

In one place, apparently not far from Wolfenbüttel, the needfire is said to have been kindled, contrary to custom, by the smith striking a spark from the cold anvil.[700] At Gandersheim down to about the beginning of the nineteenth century the need-fire was lit in the common way by causing a cross-bar to revolve rapidly on its axis between two upright posts.

into Occurrences 1%

Then in the name of Rome I here present The rods and axes into Sylla's hand; And fortunate prove Sylla, our dictator.

like Occurrences 1%

Some have even been cut down with axes like any common tree.

beneath Occurrences 1%

It would be proper to apply some correction to this computation, which would represent the increased resistance due to the immersion of the screw in the water; for a column of water cannot be moved in the direction of its axis beneath the surface, without giving motion to the superincumbent water, and the inertia of this superincumbent water must, therefore, be taken into the account.

before Occurrences 1%

Thence we set off, by my desire, in the wagon through the woods to the beach; road there was none, save the rough clearing that the men cut with their axes before us as we went slowly on.

around Occurrences 1%

It is the axis around which turns my world.

under Occurrences 1%

The foot, however, was fixt and rendered tolerably safe by driving in firmly several of our alpenstocks and axes under the lowest step.

until Occurrences 1%

Panting violently, fatigued beyond belief, and overcome with mountain-sickness, we would stop and lean on our ice axes until able to take twenty-five steps more.

about Occurrences 1%

It was necessary to assume that the axes about which the various spheres revolved should have circular motions also, and gradually an increased number of spheres was evolved, the total number required by Aristotle reaching fifty-five.

due Occurrences 1%

Each of the hooked rods in Fig. 2 is connected to the framework through a swivel joint, so that the whole gyrostatic framework may be rotated about the axis of the hooked rods in order to annul the moment of momentum of the framework about this axis due to rotation of the fly-wheels in the gyrostat.]

Which preposition to use with  axis