equal-area

equal-area
equal-area [ē′kwəl er′ē ə]
adj.
designating any of several map projections in which areas enclosed between corresponding meridians and parallels are proportionally equal to areas on the earth's surface, but distances and directions are distorted

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  • equal-area projection — noun a map projection in which quadrilaterals formed by meridians and parallels have an area on the map proportional to their area on the globe • Syn: ↑equal area map projection • Hypernyms: ↑map projection • Hyponyms: ↑homolosine projection,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • equal-area map projection — noun a map projection in which quadrilaterals formed by meridians and parallels have an area on the map proportional to their area on the globe • Syn: ↑equal area projection • Hypernyms: ↑map projection • Hyponyms: ↑homolosine projection,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • equal-area projection — /ee kweuhl air ee euh/, Cartog. a projection in which regions on the earth s surface that are of equal area are represented as equal. * * * …   Universalium

  • equal-area projection — e′qual ar′ea projec tion n. geo a map projection in which regions on the earth s surface that are of equal area are represented as equal …   From formal English to slang

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  • equal-area projection — lygiaplotė projekcija statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. equal area projection; equivalent projection vok. flächentreue Projektion, f; äquivalente Projektion, f rus. равновеликая проекция, f; эквивалентная проекция, f pranc. projection… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • equal area projection — lygiaplotė projekcija statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis To paties mastelio žemėlapio projekcija. atitikmenys: angl. equal area projection pranc. projection équivalente …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • equal-area — adjective Of a map, having the property that equal areas on the map represent equal areas on the mapped surface. Syn: authalic, equiareal, equivalent, homalographic, homolographic …   Wiktionary

  • equal-area map — /ikwəl ˈɛəriə mæp/ (say eekwuhl airreeuh map) noun a flat map which represents areas in a size proportionate to their actual area on the globe, so that the relative size of the various areas being shown is accurately preserved; when representing… …  

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