orthomorphic projection

orthomorphic projection

[awr-thuh-mawr-fik, awr-]
noun Cartography.

Origin:
1880–85; ortho- + -morphic

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orthomorphic projection

noun
a map projection in which a small area is rendered in its true shape [syn: conformal projection
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