magnetic north definition

  • noun:
    • The direction for the earth's magnetic pole, to which the north-seeking pole of a magnetic needle things whenever free from neighborhood magnetized influence.
    • At a given point-on Earth's area, the direction of Earth's magnetic field, i.e. the course into that the compass needle of a magnetic compass points.
    • The direction where north-pointing end of a compass needle things; at reduced latitudes its near geographical (true) north, but deviates substantially from real north together nears the north pole.
    • the path where a-compass needle things

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