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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A polite refusal of an invitation; (astronomy) the angular distance of a celestial body north or south of the celestial equator; A downward slope or bend; A condition inferior to an earlier condition.

Usage examples (31)
  • It has also another variation, called the declination, or dip.
  • Between sunrise and the declination is the Sunnat-time, and therefore the best.
  • You'll need to know your current elevation and something called the declination angle.
  • To learn this we must take out Mercury's declination, which is 24° 43 '18 "N., and the sun's, which is 22° 59' 10 "N. for more
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