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inclination meaning

EN[-eɪʃən]
FR inclination

    Definition of inclination in English Dictionary

  • NounPLinclinationsSUF-ation
    1. A physical tilt or bend.
      1. A slant or slope.
        1. A mental tendency.
          1. (geometry) The angle of intersection of a reference plane.
            1. The astronomer calculated the inclination of the equator or ecliptic of Earth and the orbital planes of each visible heavenly body.
            2. Artillery must take account of a weapon's precise inclination.
          2. OBS A person or thing loved or admired.
          3. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • The submonishing inclinations of my senses. — T. Granger.
              • The angle between the inclination of the drill and the femoral tunnel with transtibial drilling is approximately 25°, whereas it increases to 75° with drilling through the anteromedial portal.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Nouns
              • Countable nouns
            Related Links:
            1. fr inclination
            2. en inclinations
            3. fr inclinations
            4. en inclinational
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Grammatically, this word "inclination" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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