inclination

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surveying instrument consisting of a spirit level and a sighting tube; used to measure the angle of inclination of a line from the observer to the target Abney level
space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians angle
inclination to evaluate reality exclusively in terms of human values anthropocentricity , anthropocentrism
having an inclination apt
inclination to do kind or charitable acts benevolence
inclination or tendency bent , propensity
relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way bent , set
short abrupt inclination (as of the head) bob
inclination to tolerate or overlook opposing or shocking opinions or behavior broad-mindedness
religious career, inclination to calling , vocation
instrument used by surveyors in order to measure an angle of inclination or elevation clinometer , inclinometer
point of view or general attitude or inclination complexion
inclination to be quarrelsome and contentious contentiousness , quarrelsomeness
inclination to want things desire
inclination or desire; used in the plural in the phrase `left to your own devices' devices
inclination to withhold approval from some person or group disapproval , disfavor , disfavour , dislike
attitude or inclination toward something, having disposed , orientated , oriented
inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy escape , escapism
inclination to approve favor , favour
inclination to favor some person or group favoritism , favouritism
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