# map projection definition

• noun:
• any organized way of transforming the spherical representation of parallels, meridians and geographical popular features of our planet's area to a nonspherical area, typically a plane
• a projection associated with world onto a set map utilizing a grid of outlines of latitude and longitude

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• Definition for "map projection"
• any organized way of transforming the spherical representation…
• Hyponym for "map projection"
• conical projection
• Hypernym for "map projection"
• projection