Definition of orthographic projection in English:

orthographic projection

Syllabification: or·tho·graph·ic pro·jec·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌôrTHəˈgrafik prəˈjekSHən
 
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noun

  • 1A method of projection in which an object is depicted or a surface mapped using parallel lines to project its shape onto a plane.
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    • These techniques were generalised into a system called géométrie descriptive, which is now known as orthographic projection, the graphical method used in modern mechanical drawing.
    • The Necker cube, i.e. a cube drawn in orthographic projection, lacks perspective clues, so that the eye has a difficulty choosing one possible interpretation at the expense of the other.
    • House plans - one well known drawing format, are a form of orthographic projection.
  • 1.1A drawing or map made using orthographic projection.
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    • Traditional efforts to overcome these difficulties have centered on the construction of physical models and the drawing of 2D orthographic projections and 3D perspectives.
    • You are limited to creating automatic orthographic views off the base view only and must create auxiliary views to get orthographic projections of any other view.

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