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aclinic line

a·clin·ic line
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey-klin-ik]
    • /eɪˈklɪn ɪk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey-klin-ik]
    • /eɪˈklɪn ɪk/

Definitions of aclinic line words

  • noun aclinic line magnetic equator 3
  • noun aclinic line an imaginary line on the surface of the earth, close and approximately parallel to the equator, connecting all those points over which a magnetic needle shows no inclination from the horizontal. 1

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Origin of aclinic line

First appearance:

before 1840
One of the 33% newest English words
1840-50; < Greek aklin(ḗs) not bending (a- a-6 + klin-, variant stem of klī́nein to bend) + -ic

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Parts of speech for Aclinic line

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aclinic line popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 55% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

aclinic line usage trend in Literature

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