declinational
adjective see declination

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • declinational — See declination. * * * …   Universalium

  • declinational — adj. of or pertaining to declension (Grammar) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • declinational — dec·li·na·tion·al …   English syllables

  • declinational — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷shənəl, shnəl adjective : of or relating to declination …   Useful english dictionary

  • declination — declinational, adj. /dek leuh nay sheuhn/, n. 1. a bending, sloping, or moving downward. 2. deterioration; decline. 3. a swerving or deviating, as from a standard. 4. a polite refusal. 5. Astron. the angular distance of a heavenly body from the… …   Universalium

  • declination — noun Etymology: Middle English declinacioun, from Middle French declination, from Latin declination , declinatio angle of the heavens, turning aside Date: 14th century 1. angular distance north or south from the celestial equator measured along a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • declination — [ˌdɛklɪ neɪʃ(ə)n] noun 1》 Astronomy the angular distance of a point north or south of the celestial equator.     ↘the angular deviation of a compass needle from true north. 2》 US formal refusal. Derivatives declinational adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • inclined — adj 1.(usu. followed by to) disposed, tending, Archaic. propense, of a mind; prone, apt, liable, likely, susceptible, open; predisposed, given, partial, prejudiced, biased; attracted, sympathetic, keen, willing, eager, Archaic. fain, zealous,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • declination — n. 1 a downward bend or turn. 2 Astron. the angular distance of a star etc. north or south of the celestial equator. 3 Physics the angular deviation of a compass needle from true north. 4 US a formal refusal. Derivatives: declinational adj.… …   Useful english dictionary

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