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- noun an imaginary line paralleling the equator where a magnetic needle has no dip
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[From Greek aklinēs, not inclining to either side : a-, not; see a– + klīnein, to lean; see klei- in Indo-European roots.]
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