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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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