orthographic projection
noun Date: 1668 1. projection of a single view of an object (as a view of the front) onto a drawing surface in which the lines of projection are perpendicular to the drawing surface 2. the representation of related views of an object as if they were all in the same plane and projected by orthographic projection

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  • Orthographic projection — Orthographic Or tho*graph ic, Orthographical Or tho*graph ic*al, a. [Cf. F. orthographique, L. orthographus, Gr. ?.] 1. Of or pertaining to orthography, or right spelling; also, correct in spelling; as, orthographical rules; the letter was… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • orthographic projection — n. a two dimensional pictorial representation of a three dimensional object in which the object is shown separately in two or more accurate, scaled down views, as from the top, front, and side: the views are typically displayed with the top view… …   English World dictionary

  • Orthographic projection — Part of a series on …   Wikipedia

  • orthographic projection — a two dimensional graphic representation of an object in which the projecting lines are at right angles to the plane of the projection. Also called orthogonal projection. Cf. isometric (def. 5). [1660 70] * * * ▪ engineering       common method… …   Universalium

  • orthographic projection — ortografinė projekcija statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. orthographic projection vok. orthographische Projektion, f rus. ортографическая проекция, f pranc. projection orthographique, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • orthographic projection — noun 1. : projection in which the projecting lines are perpendicular to the plane of projection called also orthogonal projection 2. : a map projection of one half the globe as it would appear to a camera centered on any point desired from an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • orthographic projection — noun Engineering a method of projection in which an object is depicted using parallel lines to project its outline on to a plane …   English new terms dictionary

  • orthographic projection — orthograph′ic projec′tion n. erg a two dimensional graphic representation of an object in which the projecting lines are at right angles to the plane of the projection. Also called orthog′onal projec′tion Compare isometric 4) • Etymology: 1660–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • Orthographic projection (cartography) — Orthographic projection (equatorial aspect) of eastern hemisphere 30W–150E An orthographic projection is a map projection of cartography. Like the stereographic projection and gnomonic projection, orthographic projection is a perspective (or… …   Wikipedia

  • Orthographic projection (geometry) — In Euclidean geometry, an orthographic projection is an orthogonal projection. In particular, in 3D it is an affine, parallel projection of an object onto a perpendicular plane. A simple orthographic projection onto the plane z = 0 can be defined …   Wikipedia

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