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  • adj. Another term for conformal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the right form.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In mathematics, preserving the true or original shape of the infinitesimal parts, though it may be expanding or contracting them unequally.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek ὀρθός (orthos, "straight") + μορφή (morphe, "form, shape").

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