Isoclinal lines
Isoclinal I`so*cli"nal, Isoclinic I`so*clin"ic, a. [Iso- + Gr. ? to incline.] Of or pertaining to, or indicating, equality of inclination or dip; having equal inclination or dip. [1913 Webster]

{Isoclinal lines} (Magnetism), lines on the earth's surface connecting places at which a dipping needle indicates the same inclination or dip. [1913 Webster]


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  • Isoclinal — I so*cli nal, Isoclinic I so*clin ic, a. [Iso + Gr. ? to incline.] Of or pertaining to, or indicating, equality of inclination or dip; having equal inclination or dip. [1913 Webster] {Isoclinal lines} (Magnetism), lines on the earth s surface… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • isoclinal — line connecting points of same magnetic dip Contour Lines …   Phrontistery dictionary

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  • Isoclinic — Isoclinal I so*cli nal, Isoclinic I so*clin ic, a. [Iso + Gr. ? to incline.] Of or pertaining to, or indicating, equality of inclination or dip; having equal inclination or dip. [1913 Webster] {Isoclinal lines} (Magnetism), lines on the earth s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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