Stereographic Ste`re*o*graph"ic, Stereographical Ste`re*o*graph"ic*al, a. [Cf. F. st['e]r['e]ographique.] Made or done according to the rules of stereography; delineated on a plane; as, a stereographic chart of the earth. [1913 Webster]

{Stereographic projection} (Geom.), a method of representing the sphere in which the center of projection is taken in the surface of the sphere, and the plane upon which the projection is made is at right andles to the diameter passing through the center of projection. [1913 Webster]

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  • stereographic — adjective Date: 1704 of, relating to, or being a delineation of the form of a solid body (as the earth) on a plane < stereographic projection > • stereography noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stereographic — See stereography. * * * …   Universalium

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  • stereographic — stereo·graph·ic …   English syllables

  • stereographic — /stɛriəˈgræfɪk/ (say stereeuh grafik), /stɪə / (say stear ) adjective of or relating to stereography. –stereographical, adjective –stereographically, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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