Definition of Aclinic line

1. Noun. An imaginary line paralleling the equator where a magnetic needle has no dip.

Exact synonyms: Magnetic Equator
Generic synonyms: Line



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Literary usage of Aclinic line

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of Science: Comprising Astronomy, Chemistry, Dynamics by George Farrer Rodwell (1873)
"Referring to Terrestrial Magnetism, the aclinic line is the line passing ... At these points the aclinic line is inclined to the geographical equator at an ..."

2. Elements of Natural Philosophy: Being an Experimental Introduction to the by Golding Bird (1848)
"The magnetic equator is not circular, but is really an irregular double curve to which the term of aclinic line has been applied; it, like the agonic ..."

3. Elements of Natural Philosophy: Being and Experimental Introduction to the by Golding Bird (1848)
"The magnetic equator is not circular, but is really an irregular double curve to which the term of aclinic line has been applied; it, like the agonic lines ..."

4. Elements of magnetism and electricity by John Angell (1877)
"The aclinic line or Magnetic Equator, is the imaginary, irregular, curved line which- is ... The aclinic line (a, b, c, d) therefore the line of no dip. ..."

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