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AGONIC LINES (from Gr. a-, privative,...

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 380 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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AGONIC LINES (from Gr. a-, privative, and ywvia, an angle), the term given to the imaginary lines on the earth's surface connecting points at which the magnetic needle points to the geographical north and south. (See MAGNETISM, TERRESTRIAL.)
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