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Detailed Translations for declination from English to Dutch


declination [the ~] noun

  1. the declination (inflexion)
    de declinatie; de verbuiging

Translation Matrix for declination:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
declinatie declination; inflexion inclination
verbuiging declination; inflexion
- celestial latitude; dec; declension; decline; declivity; descent; downslope; fall; regrets

Related Words for "declination":

  • declinations

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Related Definitions for "declination":

  1. a polite refusal of an invitation1
  2. (astronomy) the angular distance of a celestial body north or to the south of the celestial equator; expressed in degrees; used with right ascension to specify positions on the celestial sphere1
  3. a downward slope or bend1
  4. a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state1

Wiktionary Translations for declination:

  1. at a given point, the angle between the line connecting this point with the geographical center of the earth and the equatorial plane
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