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[kuh n-fawr-muh l] /kənˈfɔr məl/

of, relating to, or noting a map or transformation in which angles and scale are preserved.

Also called orthomorphic. (of a map projection) maintaining true shape over a small area and scale in every direction


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  • 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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    [kon-fawr-mey-shuh n] /ˌkɒn fɔrˈmeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. manner of formation; structure; form, as of a physical entity. 2. symmetrical disposition or arrangement of parts. 3. the act or process of ; adaptation; adjustment. 4. the state of being . 5. Chemistry. an atomic spatial arrangement that results from rotation of carbon atoms about single bonds […]

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