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magnetic variation

noun, Navigation
1.
variation (def 8).
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Examples from the web for magnetic variation
  • Magnetic declination, sometimes called magnetic variation, is the angle between magnetic north and true north.
  • Is the office of primary responsibility for establishing policy for worldwide application of magnetic variation values.
  • Lines drawn across aeronautical charts to connect points having the same magnetic variation.
British Dictionary definitions for magnetic variation

magnetic variation

noun
1.
another name for magnetic declination
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