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See definition of arbor on Dictionary.com
  • as inaxis
  • as inaxle
  • as inrack
  • as inbower
  • as inspindle
  • as intrellis
  • as ingazebo

synonyms for arbor

  • axle
  • hinge
  • pivot
  • pole
  • shaft
  • spindle
  • stalk
  • stem
  • support
  • turning point
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How to use arbor in a sentence

The outer end of the mainspring is attached to the rim of the barrel, and the inner end to the barrel arbor.
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On the circumference of the barrel are gear teeth, and those teeth engage corresponding teeth on the arbor of the center.
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These arbor teeth are in all cases called, not “wheels” but “pinions,” and in watch trains the wheels always drive the pinions.
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When that wheel turns to the right, as it must, it will force back the arm of the pallet which swings on its arbor.
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The studio had disappeared under the verdant arbor, while a wonderful spangled tree rose like a fairy dream, in one corner.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
There was a quadruple row of vehicles on three sides of the arbor, the fourth being, at considerable pains, left open for passage.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
Late in the evening we hailed the Gaelic shoars, and hankered in the arbor of Balong sir-mare.
MEMOIRS OF MR. CHARLES J. YELLOWPLUSHWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
Excitement ran high on the day when Robin was released from the jail—otherwise a small rustic arbor—by his trusty followers.
THE STORY OF THE BIG FRONT DOORMARY FINLEY LEONARD
They stepped over the wall and made their way along the little path by the grape arbor.
COUNTRY NEIGHBORSALICE BROWN
Not long had she waited when a merry company came trooping over to the arbor and young voices filled the air.
MAID SALLYHARRIET A. CHEEVER
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