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dec·li·na·tion
[dek-luh-ney-shuhn]
NOUN
1.
a bending, sloping, or moving downward.
2.
deterioration; decline.
3.
a swerving or deviating, as from a standard.
4.
a polite refusal.
5.
the angular distance of a heavenly body from the celestial equator, measured on the great circle passing through the celestial pole and the body.
6.
7.
the formal refusal by a nominee of a nomination to public office.
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In astronomy, declination (abbreviated dec; symbol δ) is one of the two angles that locate a ... The root of the word declination (Latin, declinatio) means "a bending away" or "a bending down". It comes from the same root as the words incline ...

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Define declination: angular distance north or south from the celestial equator measured along a great circle passing… — declination in a sentence.

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Declination definition, a bending, sloping, or moving downward. See more.

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Declination definition: the angular distance, esp in degrees, of a star, planet , etc, from the celestial equator... | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and ...

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Definition of declination - the angular distance of a point north or south of the celestial equator, , formal refusal.

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a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state.

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Define declination. declination synonyms, declination pronunciation, declination translation, English dictionary definition of declination. n. 1. A sloping or ...

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Definition of declination in the Legal Dictionary - by Free online English dictionary and encyclopedia. What is declination? Meaning of declination as a legal term ...

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a bending or sloping downward; deviation from the horizontal or vertical; an oblique variation from some definite direction; the angle formed by a magnetic ...