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Engelsk navneord: inclination

1. inclination (om erkendelse) an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe had an inclination to give up too easily.
A tendency to be too strict.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)disposition, tendency

Mindre specifikke termerattitude, mental attitude

Mere specifikke termerbent, Call, denominationalism, devices, direction, disapproval, disfavor, disfavour, dislike, drift, favor, favoritism, favour, favouritism, impartiality, leaning, literalism, movement, nonpartisanship, partiality, partisanship, perseveration, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, set, sympathy, trend, understanding

2. inclination (om form) (astronomy) the angle between the plane of the orbit and the plane of the ecliptic stated in degrees

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)inclination of an orbit

Mindre specifikke termerangle

Overordnet emneområdeastronomy, uranology

3. inclination (om form) (geometry) the angle formed by the x-axis and a given line (measured counterclockwise from the positive half of the x-axis)

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)angle of inclination

Mindre specifikke termerangle

Overordnet emneområdegeometry

4. inclination (om form) (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)angle of dip, dip, magnetic dip, magnetic inclination

Mindre specifikke termerangle

Overordnet emneområdenatural philosophy, physics

5. inclination (om fornemmelse) that toward which you are inclined to feel a liking

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHer inclination is for classical music.

Mindre specifikke termerliking

Mere specifikke termerleaning, propensity, stomach, tendency, undertow

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)disinclination

6. inclination (om egenskab) the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe tower had a pronounced tilt.
The ship developed a list to starboard.
He walked with a heavy inclination to the right.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)lean, leaning, list, tilt

Mindre specifikke termerposition, spatial relation

7. inclination (om egenskab) a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe alkaline inclination of the local waters.
Fabric with a tendency to shrink.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)tendency

Mindre specifikke termerdisposition

Mere specifikke termerbuoyancy, desire, electronegativity, heterosis, hybrid vigor, negativity, stainability

8. inclination (om handling) the act of inclining; bending forward

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAn inclination of his head indicated his agreement.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)inclining

Mindre specifikke termermotility, motion, move, movement

Mere specifikke termerbob, nod, stoop

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