from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The angle that a magnetic needle makes with the horizontal plane at any specific location. Magnetic dip is 0° at the magnetic equator and 90° at each of the magnetic poles. Also called magnetic inclination.
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- n. The angle between magnetic north and the horizontal (as shown by a compass held vertically).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
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