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Agonic Line

Definition of the noun agonic line

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  1. an imaginary line connecting points on the Earth's surface where the magnetic declination is zero
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • more generic word: line = a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent

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This isolated region lies on the east of Asia, and is enclosed in an oval- shaped agonic line ( marked with a thick line in the chart). Declination charts for all seas and shores are invaluable to the practical navigator, by whom they are called ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia, Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volume VI, Humber to Malta (1901)

This isolated region lies on the east of Asia, and is enclosed in an oval- shaped agonic line ( marked with a thick line in the chart ). Declination charts for all seas and shores are invaluable to the practical navigator, by whom they are called ...

Google previewDictionary of Phhysics

Agonic Line mechanical reciprocating motion of the cathode bar. Agitation may also be combined with continuous filtration by circulating the plating, solution from the tank, through a filter, and back into the original tank. Agonic Line .

Google previewDictionary of Natural Resource Management (2011)

by Katherine Dunster

is termed the agonic line. In North America, the agonic line is currently moving westward at about one minute per year. isohyetal line A line drawn on a map joining points that receive the ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Physical Geography (2015)

by David S. G. Thomas

WBW agonic line A shifting, irregular imaginary line running through the Earth's north and south magnetic poles along which the compass needle points to true north; hence the line of no magnetic variation. aggressivity In the context of ...

Google previewChambers's encyclopaedia (1896)

A dictionary of universal knowledge

AGONIC LINE AGRA 05 reference it is the sixth or last section of the Mass. The figure of a lamb bearing a cross, stamped upon a disc of wax, silver, or gold, is also styled an Agnus Dei. Such medals have been consecrated by the popes, ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

Agonic line, the line of no magnetic variation—an irregular line passing through the magnetic poles of the earth, along which the magnetic needle points directly north or south. [Gr. agōnos; a, neg., gōnia, angle.] Agonist, ag′onist, who ...

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

Agonic Line.The locus of points on the earth's surface wherethe magnetic needle points to the true north;an imaginary line determined by connectingpoints onthe earth's surfacewherethe needle lies in thetrue geographical meridian.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

Agonic line, an irregular line connecting those points on the earth's surface where the declination of the magnetic needle is zero, that is, where it points to the true north, and consequently does not form an angle with the geographical meridian.

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Earth Science (2009)

by Jacqueline Smith

agonic line /ă-gon-ik, ay-/ A line joining all points on the surface of the Earth where the ANGLE OF DECLINATION is zero. Along such a line, magnetic north and true north coincide. See also isogon. Agulhas Current ...

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

Agonic Line, (a, without; yo«a, an angle.) The name applied in terrestrial magnetism to the line which joins all the points of zero magnetic declination on the earth's surface ; that is places at which the needle of the compass points due north ...

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Video shows what agonic line means. A line on a chart or map joining points of zero magnetic declination.. Agonic line Meaning. How to pronounce, definition ...

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