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isoclinal

[ahy-suh-klahyn-l, ahy-soh-] /ˌaɪ səˈklaɪn l, ˌaɪ soʊ-/
adjective
1.
of or relating to equal direction of inclination; inclining or dipping in the same direction.
2.
noting or pertaining to an isoclinic line.
3.
Geology. noting or pertaining to a fold of strata that is of the nature of an isocline.
noun
Also, isoclinic
[ahy-suh-klin-ik, ahy-soh-] /ˌaɪ səˈklɪn ɪk, ˌaɪ soʊ-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; iso- + -clinal (< Greek klī́n(ein) to slope + -al1)

isoclinic line

noun
1.
an imaginary line connecting points on the earth's surface having equal magnetic dip.
Also called isoclinic, isoclinal.
Origin
1890-95
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British Dictionary definitions for isoclinic

isoclinal

/ˌaɪsəʊˈklaɪnəl/
adjective
1.
sloping in the same direction and at the same angle
2.
(geology) (of folds) having limbs that are parallel to each other
noun
3.
Also called isocline, isoclinal line. an imaginary line connecting points on the earth's surface having equal angles of dip
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isoclinic in Science
isoclinic line
  (ī'sə-klĭn'ĭk)   
A line on a map connecting points of equal magnetic inclination.
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