Conformal meaning

kən-fôr'məl
Designating or specifying a mapping of a surface or region upon another surface so that all angles between intersecting curves remain unchanged.
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Of or relating to a map projection in which small areas are rendered with true shape.
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Of a transformation in which corresponding angles are equal.
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Designating or of a map projection in which shapes at any point are true, but areas become increasingly exaggerated.
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Relating to the mapping of a surface or region onto another surface so that all angles between intersecting curves remain unchanged.
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Relating to a map projection in which small areas are rendered with true shape.
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Such that it conforms, especially that matches the shape of something.
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(mathematics) Such that all angles between intersecting curves remain unchanged.
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(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.
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Origin of conformal

Late Latin cōnfōrmālis similar Latin com- com- Latin fōrma shape