# magnetic dip definition

• noun:
• The angle that a magnetic needle makes because of the horizontal jet at any particular location. Magnetized dip is 0° at the magnetized equator and 90° at each of magnetized poles. Also called magnetic tendency.
• The perspective between magnetic north therefore the horizontal (as shown by a compass held vertically).
• The angle that a magnetic needle makes aided by the airplane associated with horizon.
• (physics) the direction that a magnetic needle tends to make with the airplane associated with horizon

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• Synonym for "magnetic dip"
• dip
• Hypernym for "magnetic dip"
• angle