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

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