Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Showing the whole of a sphere on the whole of an infinite plane, while preserving the angles.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Made or done according to the rules of stereography; delineated on a plane.
  • adjective (Geom.) a method of representing the sphere in which the center of projection is taken in the surface of the sphere, and the plane upon which the projection is made is at right andles to the diameter passing through the center of projection.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to stereography.

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Examples

  • All these pictures are 360°x180° panoramas projected to look like small planets using a projection called stereographic projection.

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  • The technique used here is called stereographic projection-defined as a "mapping function that projects a sphere onto a plane."

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  • a spreading out is done in cartography by means of the so-called stereographic projection.

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  • "This photo manipulation is called a stereographic projection, which takes

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  • "stereographic" descriptions are the sober testimonies concerning us which Mr. Dicey offers to his countrymen.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 71, September, 1863

  • Its system involved two special cameras with multiple stereographic lenses, each capturing the image of a page on its opposite end, and a third, infrared camera hovering above the page.

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  • Its system involved two special cameras with multiple stereographic lenses, each capturing the image of a page on its opposite end, and a third, infrared camera hovering above the page.

    In the Plex

  • Finally, an important 'easter egg' - for the super-psychedelic experience, be sure to right-click on the panorama and select either 'little planet' or 'stereographic' projection and zoom out.

    Stupendous coral reef panorama - Boing Boing

  • There are also stereographic images that have never ever been put together that we will be able to do.

    Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project Update (LOIRP) 20 January 2009 - NASA Watch

  • But they're important for the later videos – especially the bit about how rolling a sphere around affects its stereographic projection.

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