Definitions for magnetic meridian
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an imaginary line passing through both magnetic poles of the Earth
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
A line formed on the earth's surface by the intersection therewith of a plane passing through the magnetic axis. It is a line determined by the direction of the compass needle. The meridians constantly change in direction and correspond in a general way to the geographical meridians.
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