Agonic A*gon"ic, a. [Gr. ? without angles; 'a priv. + ? an angle.] Not forming an angle. [1913 Webster]

{Agonic line} (Physics), an imaginary line on the earth's surface passing through those places where the magnetic needle points to the true north; the line of no magnetic variation. There is one such line in the Western hemisphere, and another in the Eastern hemisphere. [1913 Webster]

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  • agonic — AGÓNIC, Ă, agonici, ce, adj. Referitor la agonie; care este în agonie. – cf. germ. agonisch. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  agónic adj. m., pl. agónici; f. sg. agónică …   Dicționar Român

  • agonic — [ə gän′ik, āgän′ik] adj. [< Gr agōnos < a , without + gōnia, an angle] forming no angle …   English World dictionary

  • agonic — adjective a) Lacking an angle. b) Having a magnetic deviation of zero. See Also: agonic line, isogonic, isogonic line …   Wiktionary

  • agonic — adj. having or forming no angle. Phrases and idioms: agonic line a line passing through the two poles, along which a magnetic needle points directly north or south. Etymology: Gk agonios without angle (as A (1), gonia angle) …   Useful english dictionary

  • agonic — /ay gon ik/, adj. Math. Now Rare. not forming an angle. [1800 65; < Gk ágon(os) (a A 6 + gon deriv. s. akin to góny KNEE) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • agònic — a|gò|nic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • agonic — adj. having no angle; not forming an angle …   English contemporary dictionary

  • agonic — agon·ic …   English syllables

  • agonic — /əˈgɒnɪk/ (say uh gonik) adjective not forming an angle. {Greek agōnos without angles + ic} …   Australian English dictionary

  • agonic —   a. applied to line drawn through all places where magnetic north is the same as true north …   Dictionary of difficult words

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