Dictionary

magnetic equator

noun

Definition of MAGNETIC EQUATOR

:  an imaginary line roughly parallel to the geographical equator and passing through those points where a magnetic needle has no dip

First Known Use of MAGNETIC EQUATOR

1832

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: magnetic fieldPrevious Word in the Dictionary: magnetic elementsAll Words Near: magnetic equator
May 30, 2015
metadata Hear it
data about other data
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears