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
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stereography noun

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  • 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

  • stereographic — See stereography. * * * …   Universalium

  • stereographic — adjective Of or pertaining to stereography …   Wiktionary

  • 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

  • stereographic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stereographic projection — 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]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

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