Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A cylindrical map projection in which the meridians and parallels of latitude appear as lines crossing at right angles and in which areas appear greater farther from the equator.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

After Gerhardus Mercator.

Examples

  • The element is typically used to list video in mpeg4 and ogg format for support in different browsers, but has also been envisaged for different screensize and bandwidth encodings.

    ginger's thoughts » 2009 » November

  • A Kindle costs about $260 or $490, depending on the screensize.

    Me and my Kindle « BuzzMachine

  • Then he came over, and saw I had my DVD player set on the largest possible screensize.

    DVD clipping software bleg

  • Only the best home-theatre can beat the theatre when it comes to screensize.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - My take on the movie business.

  • What if it had the same screensize as the iPad and the same PPI as iPhone 4?

    TechCrunch

  • It could just as easily mean that the upcoming iPhone could be smaller if the screensize remains the same and the bezel shrinks.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • These screenshots aren't super huge in size, and I use javascript to size them down the user's screensize.

    phpBB.com

  • The screensize API enables developers to conditionally handle different screen sizes smoothly, an important tool when approaching diverse platform environments including the BlackBerry and iPad.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • All-in all then, if you've never played Fieldrunners before this version would be a mildly amusing package, yet while the original version is available on iPhone for $3, the additional screensize alone hardly lends itself to recommendation.

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  • The unfortunate part is that the large screensize comes at a price: $650 for a 4GB version and $800 for an 8GB 3G-enabled model.

    Gizmodo

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