declinator

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare French déclinateur. See decline.

Noun[edit]

declinator ‎(plural declinators)

  1. An instrument for taking the declination or angle which a plane makes with the horizontal plane.
  2. (obsolete) A dissenter.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bishop Hacket to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dēclīnātor

  1. second-person singular future passive imperative of dēclīnō
  2. third-person singular future passive imperative of dēclīnō