Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[mawl-vahy-duh] /ˈmɔl vaɪ də/

an equal-area map projection with the parallels and the central meridian being straight lines and the other meridians curved. It is often used to show world distributions of various phenomena


Read Also:

  • Molly

    [mol-ee] /ˈmɒl i/ noun, plural mollies. 1. any of certain livebearing freshwater fishes of the genus Mollienisia, popular in home aquariums. [mol-ee] /ˈmɒl i/ plural Mollies. Trademark. 1. a brand of expansion bolt having a split, sleevelike sheath threaded at one end so that when inserted snugly into masonry the turning of the bolt draws […]

  • Mollycoddle

    [mol-ee-kod-l] /ˈmɒl iˌkɒd l/ noun 1. a man or boy who is used to being ; a milksop. verb (used with object), mollycoddled, mollycoddling. 2. to ; pamper. /ˈmɒlɪˌkɒdəl/ verb 1. (transitive) to treat with indulgent care; pamper noun 2. a pampered person v. also molly-coddle, 1870, from a noun (1833) meaning “one who coddles […]

  • Molly-guard

    /mol’ee-gard/ [University of Illinois] A shield to prevent tripping of some Big Red Switch by clumsy or ignorant hands. Originally used of the plexiglass covers improvised for the BRS on an IBM 4341 after a programmer’s toddler daughter (named Molly) frobbed it twice in one day. Later generalised to covers over stop/reset switches on disk […]

  • Mollyhawk

    /ˈmɒlɪˌhɔːk/ noun 1. (NZ) the juvenile of the southern black-backed gull (Larus dominicanus)

Disclaimer: Mollweide-projection definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.