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- Rhymes: -ɔː(r)məl
- 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.
- (maths): disformal
such that it conforms
cartography: preserving angles over small scales, except at a limited number of points