Resting against a support.
2. Faible. Un penchant pour quelqu'un.
3. Tendance. Un penchant ŕ trop parler.
ETYM Latin inclinatio: cf. French inclination.
1. An attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others; SYN. disposition, tendency.
2. That toward which one is inclined to feel a liking.
3. The act of inclining; bending forward; SYN. inclining.
4. (Geometry) The angle formed by the x-axis and a given line (measured counterclockwise from the positive half of the x-axis); SYN. angle of inclination.
5. (Astronomy) The angle between the plane of the orbit and the plane of the ecliptic stated in degrees; SYN. inclination of an orbit.
Angle between horizon and magnetic needle moving vertically; magnetic dip.
Angle between the ecliptic and the plane of the orbit of a planet, asteroid, or comet. In the case of satellites orbiting a planet, it is the angle between the plane of orbit of the satellite and the equator of the planet.
1. An inclination to do something; SYN. propensity, tendency.
2. The act deviating from a vertical position.
ETYM French, from pencher to bend, from (assumed) Late Lat. pendicare, Latin pendere. Related to Pendant.
(French) Inclination; liking.
Inclination; decided taste; bias.
ETYM Latin proclivitas: cf. French proclivité.
A natural inclination; SYN. propensity, leaning.
Tendency; natural bent.