# conformal

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## English[edit]

### Pronunciation[edit]

- Rhymes: -ɔː(r)məl

### Adjective[edit]

**conformal** (*comparative* **more conformal**, *superlative* **most conformal**)

- Such that it conforms, especially that matches the shape of something.
- (mathematics) Such that all angles between intersecting curves remain unchanged.
- (cartography) Of a map projection, preserving relative angles over small scales, except at a limited number of distinct points. On such map projections the scale depends only location but not direction. Also referred to as orthomorphic.

#### Antonyms[edit]

- (maths): disformal

#### Translations[edit]

such that it conforms

mathematics: such that angles remain unchanged

cartography: preserving angles over small scales, except at a limited number of points

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