conformal

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adjective con·for·mal \ kən-ˈfȯr-məl , (ˌ)kän- \

Definition of conformal

1 :leaving the size of the angle between corresponding curves unchanged
  • conformal transformation
2 of a map :representing small areas in their true shape

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Origin and Etymology of conformal

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


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