(cartography) Describing a map projection which preserves direction for all points relative to a selected point (in some cases two points).
Origin of Azimuthal
From Old French azimut, which in turn is likely to be taken directly and unchanged from Turkish map-makers, which in turn is culturally transmitted from the Arabic word as-sumūt or al-sumūt (the plural of as-samt or al-samt).
In modern English azimuth + -al
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