isoclinic line

noun iso·clin·ic line
variants: less commonly

isoclinic

Definition of isoclinic line

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of isoclinic line

isoclinic International Scientific Vocabulary is- + -clinic


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