Definitions for declination

Definitions for (noun) declination

Main entry: regrets, declination

Definition: a polite refusal of an invitation

Main entry: celestial latitude, dec, declination

Definition: (astronomy) the angular distance of a celestial body north or to the south of the celestial equator; expressed in degrees; used with right ascension to specify positions on the celestial sphere

Main entry: declension, declination, decline, declivity, descent, downslope, fall

Definition: a downward slope or bend

Main entry: declination, decline

Definition: a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state

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