WordNet Search - 3.1

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- S: (n)
**inclination**, disposition, tendency (an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others)*"he had an inclination to give up too easily"; "a tendency to be too strict"* - S: (n)
**inclination**, inclination of an orbit ((astronomy) the angle between the plane of the orbit and the plane of the ecliptic stated in degrees) - S: (n)
**inclination**, angle of inclination ((geometry) the angle formed by the x-axis and a given line (measured counterclockwise from the positive half of the x-axis)) *domain category**direct hypernym*/*inherited hypernym*/**sister term**- S: (n) angle (the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians)
- S: (n) crotch, fork (the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk)
- S: (n) axil (the upper angle between an axis and an offshoot such as a branch or leafstalk)
- S: (n) helix angle (the constant angle at which a helix cuts the elements of a cylinder or cone)
- S: (n) complementary angles (two angles whose sum is a right angle)
- S: (n) angular distance (the angular separation between two objects as perceived by an observer)
*"he recorded angular distances between the stars"* - S: (n) plane angle (an angle formed by two straight lines (in the same plane))
- S: (n) spherical angle (an angle formed at the intersection of the arcs of two great circles)
- S: (n) solid angle (an angle formed by three or more planes intersecting at a common point (the vertex))
- S: (n)
**inclination**, angle of inclination ((geometry) the angle formed by the x-axis and a given line (measured counterclockwise from the positive half of the x-axis)) - S: (n)
**inclination**, inclination of an orbit ((astronomy) the angle between the plane of the orbit and the plane of the ecliptic stated in degrees) - S: (n) salient angle (an angle pointing outward; an interior angle of a polygon that is less than 180 degrees)
- S: (n) interior angle, internal angle (the angle inside two adjacent sides of a polygon)
- S: (n) exterior angle, external angle (the supplement of an interior angle of a polygon)
- S: (n) angle of incidence, incidence angle (the angle that a line makes with a line perpendicular to the surface at the point of incidence)
- S: (n) angle of reflection (the angle between a reflected ray and a line perpendicular to the reflecting surface at the point of incidence)
- S: (n) angle of refraction (the angle between a refracted ray and a line perpendicular to the surface between the two media at the point of refraction)
- S: (n) angle of extinction, extinction angle (the angle from its axis that a crystal must be rotated before appearing maximally dark when viewed in polarized light)
- S: (n) dogleg (angle that resembles the hind leg of a dog)
- S: (n) right angle (the 90 degree angle between two perpendicular lines)
- S: (n) oblique angle (an angle that is not a right angle or a multiple of a right angle)
- S: (n) reflex angle (an angle greater than 180 degrees (but less than 360))
- S: (n) perigon, round angle (an angle of 360 degrees)
- S: (n) cutting angle (the angle between the face of a cutting tool and the surface of the work)
- S: (n) dip, angle of dip, magnetic dip, magnetic inclination,
**inclination**((physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon) - S: (n) lead (the angle between the direction a gun is aimed and the position of a moving target (correcting for the flight time of the missile))
- S: (n) magnetic declination, magnetic variation, variation (the angle (at a particular location) between magnetic north and true north)
- S: (n) azimuth, AZ (the azimuth of a celestial body is the angle between the vertical plane containing it and the plane of the meridian)
- S: (n) polyhedral angle (the space enclosed by three or more planes that intersect in a vertex)
- S: (n) face angle (the angle formed by two edges of a polyhedral angle)
- S: (n) tilt angle (the angle a rocket makes with the vertical as it curves along its trajectory)
- S: (n) vertical angle (either of two equal and opposite angles formed by the intersection of two straight lines)
- S: (n) view angle, angle of view (the angle included by a photographic lens)
- S: (n) wave angle (the angle of arrival (or departure) of a radio wave with respect to the axis of an antenna array)
*derivationally related form*- S: (n) dip, angle of dip, magnetic dip, magnetic inclination,
**inclination**((physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon) - S: (n)
**inclination**(that toward which you are inclined to feel a liking)*"her inclination is for classical music"* - S: (n) tilt, list,
**inclination**, lean, leaning (the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical)*"the tower had a pronounced tilt"; "the ship developed a list to starboard"; "he walked with a heavy inclination to the right"* - S: (n) tendency,
**inclination**(a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect)*"the alkaline inclination of the local waters"; "fabric with a tendency to shrink"* - S: (n)
**inclination**, inclining (the act of inclining; bending forward)*"an inclination of his head indicated his agreement"*