angle of dip


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angle of dip

[′aŋ·gəl əv ′dip]
(engineering)
dip
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angle of dip

angle of dip
The angle between the horizontal magnetic axis of a freely suspended magnet influenced only by the earth's magnetic field and the vertical plane of the magnetic meridian measured in degrees. Also known as magnetic inclination.
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