# conical projection definition

• adjective:
• an approach of delineating the area of a sphere upon an airplane area as if projected upon the top of a cone; -- a great deal employed by manufacturers of maps in Europe.
• noun:
• a mode of representing the sphere, the spherical area becoming projected upon the top of a cone tangent to your sphere, the idea of sight coming to the biggest market of the world.
• a map projection associated with the globe onto a cone having its point over among planet's poles

## Related Sources

• Definition for "conical projection"
• an approach of delineating the area of a…
• Hyponym for "conical projection"
• polyconic projection
• Hypernym for "conical projection"
• map projection
54 votes