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Involving or possessing several or many axes.
- ‘A more complete understanding of the effect of inclusion shape anisotropy on fracture strain must await a detailed mathematical analysis of multiaxial void growth in a noncontinuum.’
- ‘The burst test is a multiaxial test in which force is applied by internal air pressure.’
- ‘Attempts have been made to simulate turgor and multiaxial tensions in some experiments, but it would be preferable to study walls in situ with the actual turgor and original geometry of living cells.’
- ‘MRI provides high resolution, multiaxial, multiplanar images of tissue with no known biohazard effects.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.