• At a given point, the angle between magnetic north and true north.
  • At a given point, the angle between the line connecting this point with the geographical center of the earth and the equatorial plane.
  • A refusal.
  • Declension.
  • The act or state of bending downward; inclination.
  • The act or state of falling off or declining from excellence or perfection; deterioration; decay; decline.
  • Deviation.


  • From Middle English declinacioun, borrowed from Middle French declination, from Latin declinatio. declension

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