Definition of stub axle in US English:

stub axle


  • An axle supporting only one wheel of a pair on opposite sides of a vehicle.

    • ‘Mounted on either side of the body is a hydragas suspension unit fitted with stub axle and aluminum road wheel.’
    • ‘The company, satisfied with the stub axle theory - which was true - wrote off the car and I got a new one.’
    • ‘The afternoon went well with only a bent stub axle to contend with which the service crew rapidly repaired.’


stub axle

/stəb ˈaksəl/