**Stereographic projection** — In geometry, the stereographic projection is a particular mapping (function) that projects a sphere onto a plane. The projection is defined on the entire sphere, except at one point mdash; the projection point. Where it is defined, the mapping is … Wikipedia

**stereographic projection** — Perspective projections in which a graticule of reduced earth is projected onto a plane tangential to reduced earth at a point from a point diametrically opposite to the point of tangency. In such a projection, the meridians and parallels are… … Aviation dictionary

**stereographic projection** — stereografinė projekcija statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. stereographic projection; stereographical projection vok. stereographische Projektion, f rus. стереографическая проекция, f pranc. projection stéréographique, f … Fizikos terminų žodynas

**stereographic projection** — noun : a map projection of a hemisphere showing the earth s lines of latitude and longitude projected onto a tangent plane by radials from a point on the surface of the sphere opposite to the point of tangency … Useful english dictionary

**stereographic projection** — Math. a one to one correspondence between the points on a sphere and the extended complex plane where the north pole on the sphere corresponds to the point at infinity of the plane. Cf. extended complex plane. [1695 1705] * * * … Universalium

**Roussilhe oblique stereographic projection** — The Roussilhe oblique stereographic projection is a mapping projection developed by Henri Roussilhe in 1922. The projection uses a truncated series to approximate an oblique stereographic projection for the ellipsoid. The projection received some … Wikipedia

**polar stereographic projection** — A projection formed by positioning a flat sheet of paper tangential over one pole on the reduced earth and projecting the latitude and longitude graticule onto the paper from a light source positioned at the other pole. In this projection, the… … Aviation dictionary

**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… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Projection stereographique** — Projection stéréographique Projection stéréographique du pôle sud sur le plan équatorial … Wikipédia en Français

**projection** — projectional /preuh jek sheuh nl/, adj. /preuh jek sheuhn/, n. 1. a projecting or protruding part. 2. the state or fact of jutting out or protruding. 3. a causing to jut or protrude. 4. the act, process, or result of projecting. 5. Cartog. a… … Universalium