magnetic equator


noun

  1. aclinic line.

noun

  1. an imaginary line on the earth’s surface, near the equator, at all points on which there is no magnetic dipAlso called: aclinic line

  1. A line connecting all points on the earth’s surface at which the magnetic field is parallel to the Earth’s surface. A balanced magnetic needle on the magnetic equator stabilizes in a perfectly horizontal position.

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