[ 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
Definition for isoclinic (2 of 2)
an imaginary line connecting points on the earth's surface having equal magnetic dip.
Also called isoclinic, isoclinal.
Origin of isoclinic line
First recorded in 1890–95
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British Dictionary definitions for isoclinic
/ (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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Scientific definitions for isoclinic
[ ī′sə-klĭn′ĭk ]
A line on a map connecting points of equal magnetic inclination.
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