Homolographic
Homolographic Hom`o*lo*graph"ic, a. [Homo- + Gr. "o`los whole + -graph + -ic; but cf. F. homalographique, Gr. ? even, level.] Preserving the mutual relations of parts, especially as to size and form; maintaining relative proportion. [1913 Webster]

{Homolographic projection}, a method of constructing geographical charts or maps, so that the surfaces, as delineated on a plane, have the same relative size as the real surfaces; that is, so that the relative actual areas of the different countries are accurately represented by the corresponding portions of the map. [1913 Webster]


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  • homolographic — [häm΄ə lō΄graf′ik, hō΄mə lō΄graf′ik] adj. [altered (by assoc. with HOMO ) < homalographic < Gr homalos, even, level (akin to homos, SAME) + GRAPHIC] keeping the parts in proper relative size and form …   English World dictionary

  • homolographic — /hom euh leuh graf ik/, adj. representing parts with like proportions. Also, homalographic. [1860 65; var. of HOMALOGRAPHIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • homolographic — adjective A variant spelling of homalographic …   Wiktionary

  • homolographic — homolo·graph·ic …   English syllables

  • homolographic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Homolographic projection — Homolographic Hom o*lo*graph ic, a. [Homo + Gr. o los whole + graph + ic; but cf. F. homalographique, Gr. ? even, level.] Preserving the mutual relations of parts, especially as to size and form; maintaining relative proportion. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • homolographic projection — n. a type of equal area map projection …   English World dictionary

  • homolographic projection — Cartog. an equal area projection in which the proportion between regions of unequal area is correctly shown. Also called Mollweide projection. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • homolographic projection — noun : an equal area map projection compare mollweide projection * * * Cartog. an equal area projection in which the proportion between regions of unequal area is correctly shown. Also called Mollweide projection. [1860 65] …   Useful english dictionary

  • homolographicprojection — homolographic projection n. A map projection reproducing the ratios of areas as they exist on the earth s surface. * * * …   Universalium

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