Inclination compass


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Inclination compass an inclinometer.
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In literature:

I was at first inclined to regard him with deep compassion.
"The Silent Isle" by Arthur Christopher Benson
When you see them both almost on the point of death, you will feel inclined to have compassion on them.
"A True Hero" by W.H.G. Kingston
It taught me always to have more compassion for advancing age than I had before been inclined to feel.
"Will Weatherhelm" by W.H.G. Kingston
DIPPING-NEEDLE, or INCLINATION COMPASS, an instrument for showing the direction of the earth's magnetic force.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
One is inclined to ask whether the abounding compassion and humaneness of the Book of Job fails at this point.
"Expositor's Bible: The Book of Job" by Robert Watson

In poetry:

Hadst thou not been by nature kind,
And to compassion much inclin'd,
To Hell I had ere this been thrown,
There in fierce flames to make my moan.
"Lamentation Of A Sinner" by Rees Prichard
Sweet Lord, forgive me that wicked mind!
You know I used to be well-inclined.
Oh, take compassion upon my state,
Because my trouble is so very great.
"The Girl's Lamentation" by William Allingham

In science:

In addition, a compass-tiltmeter board is placed on each floor in order to measure the tower floor inclination and orientation.
First results from the NEMO Phase 1 experiment