inclination

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inclination

noun affinity, aptitude, aptness, bent, bias, cast, direction, fondness, inclinatio, leaning, liking, partiality, penchant, predilection, predisposition, prejudice, proclivity, proneness, propensity, slant, studium, tendency, voluntas
Foreign phrases: Judicium redditur in invitum, in praeeumptione legis.In presumption of law, a judgment is given against one's inclination. Favores ampliandi sunt; odia restringenda. Favorable inclinations should be ennouraged, animosities should be restrained.
See also: affection, affinity, amenability, animus, aptitude, bias, character, characteristic, choice, color, complexion, conatus, conviction, course, design, desire, direction, disposition, favor, habit, instinct, intent, notion, partiality, penchant, perspective, persuasion, point of view, position, posture, preconception, predilection, predisposition, preference, prejudice, proclivity, propensity, regard, stand, standpoint, tendency, will
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1153) wrote that in MarAgha he found the magnitude of 23;35[degrees] for the obliquity of the ecliptic (mayl al-kulli); (12) there also appeared three important zijes (astronomical handbooks or tables) that later had bearing on work undertaken during the second period: al-Khazini's Zij al-sanjari (510/1116), (13) al-Fahhad's Zij of ca.
We need a president who understands the obliquity of the ecliptic, the perturbations of sunspots and the cumulative effect they and atmospheric pollution have on the globe and our economy.
Thus they refined such crucial parameters as the length of the year and settled the millennium-long problem of the varying obliquity of the ecliptic.