Hom`o*lo*graph"ic (?), a. [Homo- + Gr. whole + -graph + -ic; but cf. F. homalographique, Gr. even, level.]

Preserving the mutual relations of parts, especially as to size and form; maintaining relative proportion.

Homolographic projection, a method of constructing geographical charts or maps, so that the surfaces, as delineated on a plane, have the same relative size as the real surfaces; that is, so that the relative actual areas of the different countries are accurately represented by the corresponding portions of the map.


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