Definition of orthomorphic in English:

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orthomorphic

Pronunciation: /ˌôrTHōˈmôrfik/

adjective

See conformal.
Example sentences
  • Most maps use the Mercator projection, that is an orthomorphic map projection on which parallels and meridians form a rectangular grid, with the scale being exaggerated with increasing distance from the equator.
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