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agonic

[ ey-gon-ik ]

adjective

, Mathematics Now Rare.
  1. not forming an angle.


agonic

/ əˈɡɒnɪk; eɪˈɡɒnɪk /

adjective

  1. forming no angle


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Word History and Origins

Origin of agonic1

First recorded in 1800–10; from Greek ágōn(os) ( a- a- 6 + gōn- derivative stem akin to góny knee ) + -ic
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Word History and Origins

Origin of agonic1

C19: from Greek agōnos, from a- 1+ gōnia angle
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Example Sentences

To the east of the agonic line the declination is westerly, and to the west it is easterly.

At present the motion of the agonic line seems to be towards the west, but it is very slow.

The line passing through points where the needle points north, without declination, is the agonic line.

Agonic line, line along which the needle points due north and south.

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a goneragonic line