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Axis

In Cartesian charting, a line that bisects a chart. The x-axis cuts a chart horizontally, while the y-axis cuts it vertically.
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Speaking at the ceremony, Erdogan said those who assigned a different meaning to Turkey's closeness to Arabic countries and tried to start axis shift discussions were ill-intentioned.
Based on local dike axis shifts or dike relocations, the new dike length shortened to 6042 m.
For larger gatherings, the two side doors pivot open, and the axis shifts 90[degrees], as the entire chapel becomes a sanctuary and acoustic shell for up to 2,000 worshippers sitting in the quadrangle.