isoclinic line

noun

iso·​clin·​ic line
variants or less commonly isoclinic
: a line on a map or chart joining points on the earth's surface at which a dip needle has the same inclination to the plumb line compare aclinic line

Word History

Etymology

isoclinic International Scientific Vocabulary is- + -clinic

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“Isoclinic line.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/isoclinic%20line. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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