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Aclinic Line

Definition of the noun aclinic line

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noun

  1. an imaginary line paralleling the equator where a magnetic needle has no dip
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • synonym of aclinic line: magnetic equator
    • more generic word: line = a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent

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Aclinic Line is a musical group.

  • album: "Bubbly"

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Google previewAmerican Revisions and Additions to the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1891)

by William Harrison De Puy

ACLINIC LINE is the name for the magnetic equator, which cuts the terrestrial equator, inasmuch as on the former line the magnetic needle has no dip, but lies horizontal. The aclinic line is irregular and also variable. ACNE, an important ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1896)

a dictionary of arts, sciences, and general literature by William Harrison De Puy, T. S. Baynes

ACLINIC LINE is the name for the magnetic equator, which cuts the terrestrial equator, inasmuch as on the former line the magnetic needle has no dip, but lies horizontal. The aclinic line is irregular and also variable. ACNE, an important ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Electrical Words, Terms and Phrases (1889)

by Edwin James Houston

(See Aclinic Line.

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (1873)

Comprising Astronomy, Chemistry, Dynamics, Electricity, Heat, Hydrodynamics, Hydrostatics, Light, Magnetism, Mechanics, Meteorology, Pneumatics, Sound, and Statics; Preceded by an Essay on the History of the Physical Sciences by George Farrer Rodwell

Aclinic Line, (a without; xxivu, to incline.) Referring to Terrestrial Magnetism, the aclinic line is the line passing through all the points on the earth's surface which have zero magnetic inclination or dip. That is to say, the points at which a dipping ...

Google previewThe Standard Electrical Dictionary: A Popular Dictionary of Words and Terms Used in the Practice of Electrical Engineering (1898)

by Thomas O'Conor Sloane

Itis, approximately speaking, aline equally distant fromthe magnetic poles, and iscalledalso the aclinic line.It isnot a great circleofthe earth. 345.Magnetic Fieldof Force.

Google previewThe New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences (1888)

(Based on Mayne's Lexicon) by New Sydenham Society, Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick

See Aclinic line. It., ag-on'lo. See Agonic line. It., al veolar, of Vogt. (L. alveolus ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Physical Sciences (1976)

by John Daintith

magnetic equator (aclinic line). A line around the ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Physical Geography (2013)

by David S. G. Thomas, Andrew S. Goudie

ASG aclinic line The magnetic equator, an irregularly curved line near the equator along which the compass needle does not dip from the horizontal. actinometer An instrument used for measuring the chemical and heating influences of the ...

Google previewDictionary of Geological Terms (1984)

by Robert Latimer Bates, Julia A. Jackson

Syn: aclinic line. magnetic field l. The region of influence of a magnetized body or an electric current. 2. magneticfield intensity. magnetic-field intensity The force exerted by the magnetic field on a magnetic material at a point in space.

Google previewDrake's Electrical Dictionary ... (1915)

by Paul Emilius Lowe

The aclinic line. Magnetic Explorer. — A small coil of insulated wire ...

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