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conformal

Class:

adjective

Etymology:

(in the sense "conformable"): from late Latin conformalis, from con- "together"...
(Source: Oxford Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

conformal | orthomorphic [synonym, sense-specific]

[mathematics] (of a transformation) preserving the angles of the depicted surface | (of a parameter) relating to such a transformation | (of a map ... (22 of 290 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

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Wikipedia:

Conformal [disambiguation]

may refer to: Conformal map, in mathematics | Conformal geometry, in mathematics | Conformal map projection, in cartography | Conformal film on a surface | Conformal fuel tanks on military aircraft | Conformal coating in electronics | Conformal ... (32 of 117 words, 13 definitions)

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Oxford Dictionary:

conformal | conformally [derived]

(of a map or a mathematical mapping) preserving the correct angles between directions within small areas (though distorting distances) (19 of 63 words, pronunciation)

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Wiktionary:

conformal | orthomorphic [cartography]

Describing something that conforms, especially that matches the shape of something. | [cartography] Describing a map projection which has the property of preserving relative angles over small scales (except at a limited number of distinct points). On... (36 of 56 words, 2 definitions)

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Merriam-Webster:

conformal

leaving the size of the angle between corresponding curves unchanged | [map] representing small areas in their true shape (18 of 55 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

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American Heritage Dictionary:

conformal

[math] Designating or specifying a mapping of a surface or region upon ... | Of or relating to a map projection in which small areas are rendered with ... (27 of 54 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

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New World Dictionary:

conformal

[math] of a transformation in which corresponding angles are equal | designating or of a map projection in which shapes at any point are true, but ... (25 of 41 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

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Random House Dictionary:

conformal

of, pertaining to, or noting a map or transformation in which angles and scale are preserved. (16 of 21 words, pronunciation)

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Encarta Dictionary:

conformal | orthomorphic [geography, sense-specific]

describes a mathematical transformation that leaves the angles between intersecting curves unchanged | describes a map that shows the correct shape ... (20 of 44 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861599527​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Oxford Dictionary:

conformal

First use: mid 17th century

Origin: (in the sense "conformable"): from late Latin conformalis, from con- "together" + formalis "formal". The current sense was coined in German

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Collins Dictionary:

conformal

First use: 17th century

Origin: from Late Latin conformālis having the same shape, from Latin com- same + forma shape

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Merriam-Webster:

conformal

First use: 1893

Origin: Late Latin conformalis having the same shape, from Latin com- + formalis formal, from forma

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New World Dictionary:

conformal

Origin: ecclesiastical Late Latin conformalis, conformable, similar from Latin conformare: see "conform"

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American Heritage Dictionary:

conformal

Origin: Late Latin cōnfōrmālis, similar: Latin com-, com- + Latin fōrma, shape.

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Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

conformal

Audio: British English pronunciation of "conformal"

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the Free Dictionary:

conformal

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Google Dictionary:

conformal

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

conformal

Audio: North American pronunciation of "conformal"

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YourDictionary Audio:

conformal

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