Isogonic
Isogonic I`so*gon"ic, a. [Iso- + Gr. gwni`a angle.] Pertaining to, or noting, equal angles. [1913 Webster]

{Isogonic lines} (Magnetism), lines traced on the surface of the globe, or upon a chart, connecting places at which the deviation of the magnetic needle from the meridian or true north is the same. [1913 Webster]


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  • isogonic — [ī säg′ə nəlī΄sō gän′ik, ī΄səgän′ik] adj. [ ISO + GON + IC] 1. of or having equal angles 2. connecting or showing points on the earth s surface having the same magnetic declination [isogonic lines on a map] 3. of or having to do with isogony:… …   English World dictionary

  • Isogonic — I so*gon ic, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Characterized by isogonism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • isogonic — adjective a) Describing imaginary lines connecting points on the earths surface of identical magnetic declination. b) Having equal angles. Syn: isogonal See Also: isogonic line, agonic line …   Wiktionary

  • isogonic — adjective Etymology: isogony, from is + gony Date: 1924 exhibiting equivalent relative growth of parts such that size relations remain constant • isogony noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • isogonic — /uy seuh gon ik/, adj. 1. having or pertaining to equal angles. 2. noting or pertaining to an isogonal line. n. 3. See isogonal line. [ < Gk isogón(ios) having equal angles (see ISO , GON) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • isogonic — adj. having equal angles, pertaining to equal angles …   English contemporary dictionary

  • isogonic — [ˌʌɪsə(ʊ) gɒnɪk] adjective Geography denoting a line on a map connecting points at which the magnetic declination is the same. Origin C19: from Gk isogōnios equiangular + ic …   English new terms dictionary

  • isogonic — iso·gon·ic …   English syllables

  • isogonic — i•so•gon•ic [[t]ˌaɪ səˈgɒn ɪk[/t]] adj. 1) math. having or pertaining to equal angles 2) math. noting or pertaining to an isogonal line 3) geo isogonal line …   From formal English to slang

  • isogonic — /aɪsəˈgɒnɪk/ (say uysuh gonik) adjective 1. having or relating to equal angles. 2. denoting or relating to an isogon. –noun 3. → isogon. Also, isogonal /aɪˈsɒgənəl/ (say uy soguhnuhl) …   Australian English dictionary

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