inclination Idioms & Phrases
angle of inclination
noun (geometry) the angle formed by the x-axis and a given line (measured counterclockwise from the positive half of the x-axis)
inclination of an orbit
noun (astronomy) the angle between the plane of the orbit and the plane of the ecliptic stated in degrees
noun (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
magnetic dip; angle of dip; inclination; dip.
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