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Meaning of "zenithal projection" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ZENITHAL PROJECTION

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ZENITHAL PROJECTION

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Zenithal projection is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ZENITHAL PROJECTION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of zenithal projection in the English dictionary

The definition of zenithal projection in the dictionary is a type of map projection in which part of the earth's surface is projected onto a plane tangential to it, either at one of the poles, at the equator, or between.


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WORDS THAT END LIKE ZENITHAL PROJECTION

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Synonyms and antonyms of zenithal projection in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «zenithal projection» into 25 languages

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The translations of zenithal projection from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «zenithal projection» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

天顶投影
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

proyección cenital
570 millions of speakers

English

zenithal projection
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

शीर्षबिंदु का प्रक्षेपण
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

الإسقاط ثريتي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

зенитное проекция
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

projeção zenital
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শূন্য প্রজেকশন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

projection zénithale
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Unjuran zenithal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

zenitale Projektion
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

天頂投影
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

절정의 프로젝션
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Proyeksi zenithal
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

chiếu thuộc về thiên đình
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Zenithal திட்டம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

परिमाणवाचक प्रोजेक्शन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Zenit projeksiyon
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

proiezione zenithal
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zenitalny projekcja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зенітне проекція
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

proiecție zenithal
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

zenithal προβολή
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

zenitaal projeksie
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

zenitala projektion
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

senit projeksjon
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of zenithal projection

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ZENITHAL PROJECTION»

The term «zenithal projection» is barely ever used and occupies the 211.253 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ZENITHAL PROJECTION» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about zenithal projection

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ZENITHAL PROJECTION»

Discover the use of zenithal projection in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to zenithal projection and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Text Book Of Practical Geography
Zenithal Projection In this type of projection all the bearings are true to compass direction from the centre of the map. By virtue of having the correct direction from the centre of the projection to various other points this projection is also known ...
Md. Zulfequar Ahmad Khan, 1998
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Fundamentals of Cartography
If the light is placed at the centre of the generating globe we get a zenithal projection which is called gnomonic. If the light is placed at a point diametrically opposed to the point where the plane touches the globe, then the projected image gives ...
Rameshwar Prasad Misra, A. Ramesh, 1989
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Map Projections: A Working Manual
Project the net of the zenithal projection orthographically on this plane. We then have a projection of the hemisphere bounded by an ellipse of which the major axis is twice the minor. Now halve the scale in longitude : that is to say, number the ...
John Parr Snyder, 1987
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Concise Geography Upsc
It is also used for meteorological charts, i.e. the weather map of India is shown on Mercator's Projection. Zenithal Projection Zenithal Projections are obtained by projecting the graticule of latitudes and longitudes on a tangent plane surface.
Hussain
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Map Work And Practical Geography, 4E
When the plane is placed tangentially at a point on the equator, the projection is called a zenithal projection (equatorial Plane Plane is tangent to the sphere at the South Pole. Fig. 57 case). When placed tangentially at a point between a pole  ...
G Singh, 2009
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Surveying and Charting of the Seas
The geographical position of the area to be charted will necessitate the use of a polar, an equatorial, or an oblique version of the zenithal projection selected. Five zenithal projections will be discussed hereunder, three perspective projections ...
W. Langeraar, 1984
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Mathematical Techniques in GIS, Second Edition
... 17, 30 Loxodrome, 227, 242 M Maclaurin's theorem, 112, 113, 126 Major axis, 72, 79 Map projections, 223–242 azimuthal projections, 231–234 antipode, 234 stereographic projection, 232 zenithal projection, 231 basic matrix operations, ...
Peter Dale, 2014
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Geography For Upsc Prelims, 3E
When the developable surface touches the globe at the pole the resulting projection is called (a) polar projection (b) oblique projection (c) zenithal projection (d) equatorial projection 73. An oblique projection is obtained when (a) the ...
Singh
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Surveying
... and zenithal projections are special cases of conic projection: when the pole itself becomes the selected parallel, the angle at the apex will be 180° — the surface of the cone will become similar to the tangent plane of zenithal projection.
S. K. Duggal, 2013
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Physical Geography
True compass bearings are maintained from the center through all points along the meridjans on a zenithal projection, making such maps ideal for navigation. An example of this projection is the Gnomonic Projection (Fig. 4-17). Here the globe  ...
Juanico, Meliton

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ZENITHAL PROJECTION»

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Now Open: Mysterious Stone Spheres Museum in Costa Rica
the spheres are thus aligned to calculate the zenithal projection of the Sun. […] ... on an imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected. «The Costa Rica Star, Dec 13»
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Did the Bribri people of Costa Rica believe in the end of the world?
Professor Jose Alberto Villalobos Morales suggested that the alignment of the spheres was used to calculate the zenithal projection of the Sun, something that is ... «The Costa Rica Star, May 12»
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The Alignment of the Sun with the Stone Spheres of Costa Rica …
... agricultural calendar, but he recently gave his expert opinion on the suggestion that the spheres are thus aligned to calculate the zenithal projection of the Sun ... «The Costa Rica Star, Apr 12»

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« EDUCALINGO. Zenithal projection [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/zenithal-projection>. Aug 2019 ».
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