[ ahy-suh-klahyn-l, ahy-soh- ]
/ ˌaɪ səˈklaɪn l, ˌaɪ soʊ- /
of or relating to equal direction of inclination; inclining or dipping in the same direction.
noting or pertaining to an isoclinic line.
Geology. noting or pertaining to a fold of strata that is of the nature of an isocline.
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Also i·so·clin·ic [ahy-suh-klin-ik, ahy-soh-] /ˌaɪ səˈklɪn ɪk, ˌaɪ soʊ-/.
Words nearby isoclinal
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Example sentences from the Web for isoclinal
At places actually on this isoclinal the dipping needle is horizontal.
British Dictionary definitions for isoclinal
/ (ˌaɪsəʊˈklaɪnəl) /
sloping in the same direction and at the same angle
geology (of folds) having limbs that are parallel to each other
Also called: isocline, isoclinal line an imaginary line connecting points on the earth's surface having equal angles of dip
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