isoclinic line

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isoclinic line

n.
A line on a map connecting points of equal dips in the earth's magnetic field. Also called isoclinal.
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Noun1.isoclinic line - an isogram connecting points of equal magnetic inclination
isarithm, isogram, isopleth - a line drawn on a map connecting points having the same numerical value of some variable
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The observed isoclinic lines, i.e., the lines that connect points with the same direction of stress were found to spread out of the gate toward the edges.