[huh-mol-uh-sin, -sahyn, hoh-] /həˈmɒl ə sɪn, -ˌsaɪn, hoʊ-/
an equal-area projection of the world, distorting ocean areas in order to minimize the distortion of the continents.
a map projection of the world on which the oceans are distorted to allow for greater accuracy in representing the continents, combining the sinusoidal and equal-area projections
A map projection with interruptions in the oceans, designed so that the continents appear with their proper size with respect to each other. A homolosine projection map presents the entire world in one view, with the landmasses uninterrupted except for Antarctica and Greenland. Distance and direction are not accurate for all areas of the map. Compare conic projection, Mercator projection, sinusoidal projection.
homolysin ho·mol·y·sin (hō-mŏl’ĭ-sĭn) n. A sensitizing, hemolytic antibody formed as the result of stimulation by an antigen derived from an animal of the same species.
/hɒˈmɒlɪsɪs/ noun 1. the dissociation of a molecule into two neutral fragments Also called homolytic fission Compare heterolysis (sense 2) homolysis ho·mol·y·sis (hō-mŏl’ĭ-sĭs) n.
[hoh-muh-mawr-fik, hom-uh-] /ˌhoʊ məˈmɔr fɪk, ˌhɒm ə-/ adjective, Mathematics. 1. pertaining to two sets that are related by a homomorphism. homomorphic ho·mo·mor·phic (hō’mə-môr’fĭk, hŏm’ə-) adj.
[hoh-muh-mawr-fiz-uh m, hom-uh-] /ˌhoʊ məˈmɔr fɪz əm, ˌhɒm ə-/ noun 1. Biology. correspondence in form or external appearance but not in type of structure or origin. 2. Botany. possession of perfect flowers of only one kind. 3. Zoology. resemblance between the young and the adult. 4. Mathematics. an into map between two sets that preserves […]