isoclinic

isoclinic
[ˌʌɪsə(ʊ)'klɪnɪk]
adjective Geography denoting a line on a map connecting points where the dip of the earth's magnetic field is the same.

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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

  • Isoclinic line — Isoclinic lines are lines connecting those parts where the inclination of the Earth s magnetic field is the same in amount. They are similar to isogonic lines. which are lines connecting points of equal magnetic declination. The line drawn… …   Wikipedia

  • isoclinic line — an imaginary line connecting points on the earth s surface having equal magnetic dip. Also called isoclinic, isoclinal. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • isoclinic line — Lines on a map or a chart joining points of equal magnetic dip. Isoclinic lines run more or less parallel to lines of latitudes …   Aviation dictionary

  • isoclinic — i·so·clin·ic (ī sə klĭnʹĭk) adj. & n. Variant of isoclinal.   i so·clinʹi·cal·ly adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • isoclinic — adjective Having the same, or a constant, slope …   Wiktionary

  • isoclinic — iso·clin·ic …   English syllables

  • isoclinic — var. of ISOCLINAL …   Useful english dictionary

  • isoclinic wing — A wing that maintains a constant angle of incidence when flexing under a load …   Aviation dictionary

  • isoclinic line — noun an isogram connecting points of equal magnetic inclination • Syn: ↑isoclinal • Hypernyms: ↑isogram, ↑isopleth, ↑isarithm …   Useful english dictionary

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