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aclinic line

Line breaks: aclin¦ic line
Pronunciation: /əˈklɪnɪk
 
/

Definition of aclinic line in English:

noun

Another term for magnetic equator.

Origin

mid 19th century: aclinic from Greek aklinēs, from a- 'not' + klinein 'to bend'.

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