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codeclination

[koh-dek-luh-ney-shuh n]
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noun Astronomy.
  1. the complement of declination; the angular distance along a great circle from the celestial pole.

Origin of codeclination

First recorded in 1805–15; co- + declination
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British Dictionary definitions for codeclination

codeclination

noun
  1. another name for polar distance
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