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Location (latitude) on the Earth where the Sun on a particular day is directly overhead (90° from horizon) at solar noon. This location is somewhere between 23.5° North and 23.5° South depending on [..]
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The latitude that the sun is directly over at a given time. The declination is ~23°N at the summer solstice, ~23°S at the winter solstice, and 0° (over the equator) at the spring and autumn equinoxes.
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The act of rejecting an application for insurance.
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late 14c. as a term in astronomy, from Old French declinacion (Modern French déclinaison), from Latin declinationem (nominative declinatio), noun of action from past participle stem of declinare (see [..]
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The angular distance of an object in the sky from the celestial equator.
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Rejection of an application for insurance by the insurer.
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(Also called variation.) In terrestrial magnetism, at any given location, the angle between the geographic meridian and the magnetic meridian; that is, the angle between true north and magnetic north. [..]
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One of two celestial coordinates required to locate an astronomical object, such as a star, on the celestial sphere. Declination is the measure of angular distance of a celestial object above or below [..]
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One of two celestial coordinates required to locate an astronomical object, such as a star, on the celestial sphere. Declination is the measure of angular distance of a celestial object above or below the celestial equator and is comparable to latitude. To familiarize yourself with declination, hold out your arm in the direction of the North Star ( [..]
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the latitude where, on any particular day, the sun is 90˚ above the horizon at solar noon i.e. when the sun is aligned between true north and true south.
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Angular distance north or south from the celestial equator measured on a great circle (meridian) passing through the celestial poles, corresponding to terrestrial latitude. Magnetic declination (somet [..]
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The celestial equivalent of latitude, denoting how far (in degrees) an object in the sky lies north or south of the celestial equator.
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The adjustment angle of a polar mount between the polar axis and the plane of a satellite dish used to aim at the geosynchronous arc. Increases from zero with latitude away from the equator.
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— Declination is the position of a celestial body, such as the Moon, in the equatorial coordinate system. Declination is measured by degrees in relation to the celestial equator.
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The angular measure in degrees north or south of the celestial equator.
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The rejection of an application for insurance.
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The rejection of an insurance application by an insurance company.
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Angular distance of an object from the celestial equator, measured in degrees, minutes, and seconds. Analogous to latitude in geography.
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The angle between magnetic north and the true north from any surface location; also called variation.
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(n) a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state(n) a downward slope or bend(n) (astronomy) the angular distance of a celestial body north or to the south [..]
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Pronunciation ˌdeklɪˈneɪʃn The tendency of fundamental frequency to lower gradually over the course of an utterance. Declination is a global phenomenon which operates in time from the beginning o [..]
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(n.) Celestial latitude, measured in degrees north or south of the celestial equator.
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In astronomy, the angular distance of a celestial body above (north, plus) or below (south, minus) the celestial Equator. Magnetic declination is the angular difference between magnetic north and true [..]
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An insurer's refusal to insure an individual after careful evaluation of the application for insurance and any other relevant factors. Many states have specific rules that prohbit declination for poor credit or other factors that may be infairly discriminatory.
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The tendency in speech for the pitch of a speaker's voice to drop over the course of a phrase or sentence ('t Hart, Collier & Cohen, 1990). This general pitch decline is associated with the reduction of subglottal air pressure as the lungs are exhausted (Cranen & Boves, 1985; Gelfer, Harris & Baer, 1987). Some evidence exists [..]
Source: music-cog.ohio-state.edu

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The measurement describing the difference between true north and magnetic north.
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Angular distance north or south of the celestial equator, taken as positive when north of the equator and negative when south. The Sun passes through its declinational cycle once a year, reaching its [..]
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One of the two angles uses to specify location on the celestial sphere. Declination is like latitude, but unlike latitude, it is measured from the north pole. The pole has declination 0, the equator 9 [..]
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the angular distance to a point on the celestial sphere measured north and south from the celestial equator along the hour circle.
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Angular distance, of a heavenly body, north or south of Equinoctial. 2. Former name for variation of compass.
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The insurer's refusal to insure an individual after evaluation of the application for insurance and any other pertinent factors.
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The angular distance North or South of the equator, measured from the center of the earth. It thus corresponds to latitude on the earths surface.
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angular distance north or south of the celestial equator; the arc of an hour circle between the celestial equator and a point on the celestial sphere, measrued northward or southward from the celestia [..]
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The angular distance North or South of the equator, measured from the center of the earth. It thus corresponds to latitude on the earths surface.
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The angular distance from the equator to the satellite, measured as positive north and negative south.
Source: earthobservatory.nasa.gov

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angular distance north or south of the celestial equator; the arc of an hour circle between the celestial equator and a point on the Celestial Sphere, measured northward or southward from the celestia [..]
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Celestial coordinate which is equivalent to the latitude of an object on Earth. This is an angular measure of how far above the celestial equator an object lies.
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The latitude that the sun is directly over at a given time. The declination is ~23°N at the summer solstice, ~23°S at the winter solstice, and 0° (over the equator) at the spring and autumn equinoxes.
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Angular distance of an object in the sky, above or below the celestial equator.
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(1) The angular distance of an astronomical body north (+) or south (-) of the celestial equator. (2) In geomagnetic applications, the angle between true north and the horizontal component of the local geomagnetic field. definition courtesy of: NWS Space Weather Prediction Center
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One of two celestial coordinates required to locate an astronomical object, such as a star, on the celestial sphere. Declination is the measure of angular distance of a celestial object above or below [..]
Source: amazing-space.stsci.edu

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the angle between true north and magnetic north
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Arc of a meridian between a point on the surface and the point on the equator.
Source: spaceweather.eu

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The latitude that the sun is directly over at a given time. The declination is ~23?Ǭ?N at the summer solstice, ~23?Ǭ?S at the winter solstice, and 0?Ǭ? (over the equator) at the spring and au [..]
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