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  1. dipping-needle

    An instrument for ascertaining the amount of the magnet's inclination towards the earth; it is so delicately suspended, that, instead of vibrating horizontally, one end dips or yields to the vertical force. This instrument has been so perfected by Mr. R. W. Fox of Falmouth, that even at sea in the heaviest gales of wind the dip could instantly, by magnetic deflectors, be ascertained to minutes, far beyond what heretofore could be elicited from the most expensive instruments, observed over 365 days on shore.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dipping-needle in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dipping-needle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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