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[kuh n-fawr-muh-buh l] /kənˈfɔr mə bəl/

corresponding in form, nature, or character; similar.
compliant; obedient; submissive:
a conformable disposition.
Geology. of or relating to an unbroken sequence of strata or beds, characteristic of uninterrupted deposition.
corresponding in character; similar
obedient; submissive
(foll by to) in agreement or harmony (with); consistent (with)
(of rock strata) lying in a parallel arrangement so that their original relative positions have remained undisturbed
(maths) (of two matrices) related so that the number of columns in one is equal to the number of rows in the other

1510s, from conform + -able.


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  • Conformal

    [kuh n-fawr-muh l] /kənˈfɔr məl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or noting a map or transformation in which angles and scale are preserved. /kənˈfɔːməl/ adjective 1. (maths) 2. Also called orthomorphic. (of a map projection) maintaining true shape over a small area and scale in every direction conformal (kən-fôr’məl)

  • Conformal map

    noun a map that preserves the size of local angles in the representation; also called biholomorphic map Examples On a conformal map, small areas retain their correct shapes.

  • Conformal-projection

    noun, Cartography. 1. a map projection in which angles formed by lines are preserved: a map made using this projection preserves the shape of any small area.

  • Conformance

    [kuh n-fawr-muh ns] /kənˈfɔr məns/ noun 1. the act of ; .

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