Noun Definition


1.Definition: (astronomy) the angular distance of a celestial body north or to the south of the celestial equator; expressed in degrees; used with right ascension to specify positions on the celestial sphere

Related Noun(s):celestial latitude, dec

Category: Places

2.Definition: a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state

Related Noun(s):decline

Category: General

3.Definition: a downward slope or bend

Related Noun(s):declension, decline, declivity, descent, downslope, fall

Category: Objects

4.Definition: a polite refusal of an invitation

Related Noun(s):regrets

Category: General