from The Century Dictionary.
- In mathematics, preserving the true or original shape of the infinitesimal parts, though it may be expanding or contracting them unequally.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Geom.) Having the right form.
- adjective a projection in which the angles in the figure to be projected are equal to the corresponding angles in the projected figure.
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- adjective cartography Another term for
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From Ancient Greek ὀρθός (orthos, "straight") + μορφή (morphe, "form, shape").
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