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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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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 .


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 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 (1892)

A Popular Dictionary of Words and Terms Used in the Practice of Electric Engineering by Thomas O'Conor Sloane

Agonic Line. The locus of points on the earth's surface where the magnetic needle points to the true north ; an imaginary line determined by ...

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 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 previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2006)

by Elizabeth Knowles

agonic line an imaginary line round the earth passing through both the north pole and the north magnetic pole, at any point on which a compass needle points to true north. The term comes (in the mid 19th ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopaedia of Engineering and Technology (2007)

by M N Doja

agonic line An imaginary line on the earth's surface connecting points where the magnetic declination is zero. agonist An agonist is an endogenous substance ...

Google previewThe Rosen Comprehensive Dictionary of Physics (2007)

by John Owen Edward Clark, William Hemsley

agonic line Line drawn on a map that connects places at which the magnetic declination is zero. AGR Abbreviation of advanced gas-cooled reactor. air Mixture of gases that forms Earth's ...

Google previewArmy Dictionary and Desk Reference (2010)

by Tim Zurick USAR

agonic line A line on a map connecting points of zero ...

Google previewDictionary of Astronomy and Astronautics (1959)

by Armand Spitz, Frank Gaynor

Because of the drift of the magnetic pole the agonic line varies slightly from year to year. (see. TERTRIAL. MAGNETISM)•. air. We live, and work, at the bottom of an ocean of air. All the light that ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Solid Earth Geophysics (2011)

by Harsh Gupta

contour (the agonic line) is moving slowly westwards with time. This westwards movement of the magnetic field pattern at the Earth's surface, particularly prevalent in the Atlantic hemisphere, is related to the motion of fluid at the core surface ...

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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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