Definitions for magnetic equator

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

magnet′ic equa′tor(n.)

  1. Category: Geography (terms)

    Ref: aclinic line.

Origin of magnetic equator:

1825–35

Princeton's WordNet

  1. aclinic line, magnetic equator(noun)

    an imaginary line paralleling the equator where a magnetic needle has no dip

Wiktionary

  1. magnetic equator(Noun)

    A line drawn on a map or chart connecting all points at which the magnetic inclination (dip) is zero for a specified epoch.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Magnetic Equator

    A locus of the earth's surface where the magnet has no tendency to dip. It is, approximately speaking, a line equally distant from the magnetic poles, and is called also the aclinic line. It is not a great circle of the earth.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. magnetic equator

    A line drawn on a map or chart connecting all points at which the magnetic inclination (dip) is zero for a specified epoch. Also called aclinic line.

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