**sinusoidal projection** — n. an equal area map projection showing the entire surface of the earth with all lines of latitude as straight lines and all lines of longitude as curved lines … English World dictionary

**Sinusoidal projection** — The sinusoidal projection is a pseudocylindrical equal area map projection, sometimes called the Sanson Flamsteed or the Mercator equal area projection. It is defined by::x = left(lambda lambda 0 ight) cos phi:y = phi,where phi, is the latitude,… … Wikipedia

**sinusoidal projection** — noun an equal area map projection showing parallels and the equator as straight lines and other meridians as curved; used to map tropical latitudes • Syn: ↑Sanson Flamsteed projection • Hypernyms: ↑equal area projection, ↑equal area map… … Useful english dictionary

**sinusoidal projection** — Cartog. an equal area projection in which parallels are straight lines spaced at regular intervals, the central meridian is a straight line one half the length of the equator, and the other meridians are curves symmetrical to the central meridian … Universalium

**sinusoidal projection** — sinusoi′dal projec tion n. geo an equal area projection with straight parallels spaced at regular intervals and curved meridians symmetrical to a straight central meridian that is half as long as the equator … From formal English to slang

**sinusoidal projection** — /saɪnəsɔɪdl prəˈdʒɛkʃən/ (say suynuhsoydl pruh jekshuhn) noun → Sanson Flamsteed projection … Australian English dictionary

**projection** — n. estimate 1) to make a projection 2) a computer projection system of presenting a map 3) a homolosine; isometric; Mercator; sinusoidal projection * * * [prə dʒekʃ(ə)n] Mercator isometric sinusoidal projection [ estimate ] to make a projection [ … Combinatory dictionary

**projection** — Synonyms and related words: Lambert conformal projection, Mercator projection, Miller projection, acting, actualization, aeronautical chart, alienation, alphabet, archery, art, astronomical chart, atlas, autism, autistic thinking, avoidance… … Moby Thesaurus

**Map projection** — A medieval depiction of the Ecumene (1482, Johannes Schnitzer, engraver), constructed after the coordinates in Ptolemy s Geography and using his second map projection A map projection is any method of representing the surface of a sphere or other … Wikipedia

**Mollweide projection** — of the world … Wikipedia