magnetic dip


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magnetic dip

n.
The angle that a magnetic needle makes with the horizontal plane at any specific location. Magnetic dip is 0° at the magnetic equator and 90° at each of the magnetic poles. Also called magnetic inclination.

magnetic dip

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magnetic inclination

n
(General Physics) another name for dip28
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Noun1.magnetic dip - (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizonmagnetic dip - (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
angle - the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
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The team's data also include information about magnetic dip, the angle between the Earth's magnetic field lines and a horizontal plane.
During the past 4 millennia, magnetic declinations in Britain have varied through an angle of 70[degrees] and their magnetic dips have ranged about 25[degrees], the researchers report.
Collar information: Azimuth- Azimuth- Hole Azimuth- Magnetic Magnetic Hole ID Depth Magnetic Dip North East (metres) (degrees) (degrees) (metres) (metres) JDDH03 201 279 -60 6288426 584146 JDDH02 114 270 -60 6288383 584165 JDDH01 189 270 -60 6288324 584161