/aɪsoʊˈklaɪnəl / (say uysoh'kluynuhl)

1. of or relating to equal inclination; inclining or dipping in the same direction.
2. denoting or relating to a line on the earth's surface connecting points of equal dip or inclination of the earth's magnetic field.
3. Geology denoting or relating to a fold of strata which is of the nature of an isocline.
4. an isoclinal line.
Also, isoclinic /aɪsoʊˈklɪnɪk/ (say uysoh'klinik). {Greek isoklinēs equally balanced + -al1}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • isoclinal — isoclinal, ale, aux [ izoklinal, o ] adj. • 1888; de iso et (syn)clinal ♦ Géol. Dont les flancs ont la même inclinaison. Pli isoclinal. Structure isoclinale, formée de plis isoclinaux parallèles. ● isoclinal, isoclinale, isoclinaux adjectif En… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • isoclinal — [ī΄sōklin′ik, ī΄səklin′ikī΄sō klī′nəl, ī΄səklī′nəl] adj. [< ISO + Gr klinein, to slope (see LEAN1) + AL] 1. of similar or equal inclination or dip 2. connecting or showing points on the earth s surface having equal magnetic inclination or dip… …   English World dictionary

  • Isoclinal — I so*cli nal, Isoclinic I so*clin ic, a. [Iso + Gr. ? to incline.] Of or pertaining to, or indicating, equality of inclination or dip; having equal inclination or dip. [1913 Webster] {Isoclinal lines} (Magnetism), lines on the earth s surface… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • isoclinal — ISOCLINÁL, Ă adj. v. izoclinal. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • isoclinal — /uy seuh kluyn l, uy soh /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to equal direction of inclination; inclining or dipping in the same direction. 2. noting or pertaining to an isoclinic line. 3. Geol. noting or pertaining to a fold of strata that is of the… …   Universalium

  • isoclinal — ► adjetivo masculino GEOLOGÍA Díc. del pliegue de la corteza terrestre cuyos dos flancos presentan la misma inclinación …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • isoclinal — line connecting points of same magnetic dip Contour Lines …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • isoclinal — adj. with equal inclination or slope; (Geology) with parallel sides …   English contemporary dictionary

  • isoclinal — [ˌʌɪsə(ʊ) klʌɪn(ə)l] adjective Geology denoting a fold in which the two limbs are parallel. Origin C19: from iso + Gk klinein to lean + al …   English new terms dictionary

  • isoclinal — iso·cli·nal …   English syllables

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