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  • nounrefusal
  • noundeterioration

synonyms for declination

  • decline
  • regrets
  • rejection
  • turndown
  • declining
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The declination axis is short, and is supported by a massive goose-neck bolted to the upper end of the polar axis.
PHOTOGRAPHS OF NEBUL AND CLUSTERSJAMES EDWARD KEELER
The declination slide is changed so little that no means for indicating its position are necessary.
PHOTOGRAPHS OF NEBUL AND CLUSTERSJAMES EDWARD KEELER
Also the Artificiall and generall declination terminative of Nounes and Verbes.
THE TEACHING AND CULTIVATION OF THE FRENCH LANGUAGE IN ENGLAND DURING TUDOR AND STUART TIMESKATHLEEN LAMBLEY
Webb at once proceeded to take full magnetic declination, time and azimuth observations, Laseron recording for him.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
Each day, now, Webb took an approximate magnetic dip and declination in the lee of the break-wind.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
The dip was on the increase 89 degrees 25' and the declination swung to 40 degrees east of the magnetic meridian.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
Most of the morning I spent trying, with Correll's help, to get the declination needle to set.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
And I rather fear a declination of the language, than hope an advancement of it in the present age.
DRYDEN'S WORKS (13 OF 18): TRANSLATIONS; PASTORALSJOHN DRYDEN
Also a magnet exactly balanced at its center will have a declination from an horizontal position of about 70 degrees.
HEADS OF LECTURES ON A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: PARTICULARLY INCLUDING CHEMISTRYJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
From this time its declination increases day by day until the summer solstice, when, in Joshua's time, it was nearly 24° north.
THE ASTRONOMY OF THE BIBLEE. WALTER MAUNDER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DECLINATION

  • decadence
  • decadency
  • decay
  • decaying
  • declination
  • decline
  • degeneracy
  • degeneration
  • worsening
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