isocline

/ˈaɪsəklaɪn/ (say 'uysuhkluyn)

noun
a fold of strata so tightly compressed that the parts on each side dip in the same direction.
{Greek isoklinēs equally balanced}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • isocline — [ izɔklin ] adj. • 1846; gr. isoklinês, de iso et klinein « pencher » ♦ À inclinaison constante. Géophys. D égale inclinaison magnétique. Lignes isoclines, qui relient sur une carte les points de la Terre où l inclinaison de l aiguille aimantée… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • isocline — [ī′sō klīn΄, ī′səklīn΄] n. [see ISOCLINAL] 1. an anticline or syncline so compressed that the strata on both sides of the axis dip with equal inclination in the same direction 2. an isoclinal line …   English World dictionary

  • Isocline — An Isocline is a series of lines with the same slope. The word comes from the Greek words Isos (Ίδιος) meaning same and Klini (κλίση) meaning slope. It is often used as a graphical method of solving ordinary differential equations. In an equation …   Wikipedia

  • Isocline — Fig. 1: Isoclines (en bleu), champ de vecteurs (en noir), et quelques courbes solutions (en rouge) de y =xy Les isoclines sont des séries de courbes ayant la même pente. Ce terme provient des mots grecs isos (ισος) pour « même » et… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • isocline — izoklina statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Kreivės ar kreivių šeimos to paties polinkio taškų kreivė. atitikmenys: angl. isoclinal line; isocline vok. Isokline, f rus. изоклина, f pranc. isocline, f …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • isocline — izoklina statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. isoclinal line; isocline vok. Isokline, f rus. изоклина, f pranc. isocline, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • isocline — /uy seuh kluyn /, n. Geol. a fold of strata so tightly compressed that both limbs dip in the same direction. [1885 90; back formation from ISOCLINAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • isocline — noun a) A tightly folded syncline or anticline in which the two sides are almost parallel b) Any of a series of lines having the same slope …   Wiktionary

  • isocline — A line in a geographical region that joins all points at which in a population there is the same average frequency for the various alleles at a genetic locus. SEE ALSO: cline. [iso + G. klino, to slope] …   Medical dictionary

  • isocline — (i zo kli n ) adj. Terme scientifique. Qui a la même inclinaison. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Iso..., et du grec, inclinaison …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • isocline — n. strata which are so tightly compressed that the ends dip in the same direction (Geology) …   English contemporary dictionary

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