Definition of Isocline

1. Noun. (geology) A tightly folded syncline or anticline in which the two sides are almost parallel ¹



2. Noun. (mathematics) Any of a series of lines having the same slope ¹

3. Noun. A line on a map linking places with the same magnetic dip ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Isocline

1. a type of rock formation [n -S]

Medical Definition of Isocline

1. 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: cline. Origin: iso-+ G. Klino, to slope (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isocline

isochronously
isochrons
isochrony
isochroous
isocitrase
isocitrate
isocitrate dehydrogenase
isocitrate lyase
isocitrates
isocitric
isocitric acid
isocitric acid dehydrogenase
isocitritase
isoclinal
isoclinals
isocline (current term)
isoclined
isoclines
isoclinic
isoclinics
isocola
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isoconazole
isoconfertic
isoconfigurational
isocontour
isocontours
isocoria
isocortex

Literary usage of Isocline

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1. Geometry of Four Dimensions by Henry Parker Manning (1914)
"isocline rotation. In a simple rotation around a, or in a double rotation around a and its absolutely perpendicular plane a' (Art. 81), the complete system ..."

2. The Precambrian Rocks of the Canton, New York, Quadrangle by James Cook Martin (1916)
"Sigmoidal isocline from zone of intense crumpling near Little River crossroads, about one-sixth natural size. Typical of tight folding to which thin strata ..."

3. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1890)
"... to form an isocline, with reversed dips to the SE The axis of folding is roughly parallel to the axis of St. David's promontory. ..."

4. Geometry of Four Dimensions by Henry Parker Manning (1914)
"isocline rotation. In a simple rotation around a, or in a double rotation around a and its absolutely perpendicular plane a' (Art. 81), the complete system ..."

5. The Precambrian Rocks of the Canton, New York, Quadrangle by James Cook Martin (1916)
"Sigmoidal isocline from zone of intense crumpling near Little River crossroads, about one-sixth natural size. Typical of tight folding to which thin strata ..."

6. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1890)
"... to form an isocline, with reversed dips to the SE The axis of folding is roughly parallel to the axis of St. David's promontory. ..."

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