isoclinal

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj isoclinal having equal magnetic inclinations
    • n isoclinal an isogram connecting points of equal magnetic inclination
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Isoclinal Of or pertaining to, or indicating, equality of inclination or dip; having equal inclination or dip.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • isoclinal Of equal inclination: applied in geology to strata which incline or dip in the same direction. See monoclinal.
    • n isoclinal Same as isocline.
    • n isoclinal Also isoclinic.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Isoclinal ī-so-klī′nal (or Isoclin′ic), Isodynam′ic, and Isogon′ic lines, three systems of lines which being laid on maps represent the magnetism of the globe as exhibited at the earth's surface in three classes of phenomena, the varying dip or inclination of the needle, the varying intensity of the force, and its varying declination from the true meridian.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Iso-, + Gr. to incline
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. isos, equal, dynamis, force, klinein, to bend, gōnia, an angle.

Usage


In science:

But also infinitely often, much more on any interval of such an isocline than bases which succeed, the basis does not meet such legs.
About the domino problem in the hyperbolic plane, a new solution
Note that this is known by the seeds of the isocline 0.
About the domino problem in the hyperbolic plane, a new solution
If a seed of the isocline 0 receives the scent, it knows that it belongs to a branch which starts at least from the previous isocline 0.
About the domino problem in the hyperbolic plane, a new solution
But if the seed of the isocline 0 receives no scent, it knows that it starts a new branch. A covered basis goes on on each side of such a corner until it meets a corner, which must happen, as infinitely many phantoms do exist within the considered latitude.
About the domino problem in the hyperbolic plane, a new solution
Moreover, the isocline number tells us also where we are.
About the domino problem in the hyperbolic plane, a new solution
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