[ maɡnˈɛtɪk dɪklɪnˈe͡ɪʃən], [ maɡnˈɛtɪk dɪklɪnˈeɪʃən], [ m_a_ɡ_n_ˈɛ_t_ɪ_k d_ɪ_k_l_ɪ_n_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]
How to use "Magnetic declination" in context?
Magnetic declination, also known as the variation of the compass, is the magnetic compass needle's deviation from true north. The magnetic declination varies from place to place on Earth, because the planet's magnetic field is not a uniform field.
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