Aitoff projection

noun

Ai·​toff projection
ˈī-ˌtȯf-
variants or Aitoff's projection
ˈī-ˌtȯfs-
: an equal-area projection similar in appearance to the Mollweide projection but with curved parallels

Word History

Etymology

after David Aitoff †1933 Russian geographer

First Known Use

1938, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Aitoff projection was in 1938

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“Aitoff projection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aitoff%20projection. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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