conical projection

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Synonyms for conical projection

a map projection of the globe onto a cone with its point over one of the earth's poles

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A new series self-guiding Conidrive[TM] timing belt drives from Stock Drive Products (an ISO 9001 manufacturer) features the N10 belt and pulley system which features a unique offset conical projection profile on the bearing surface to ensure positive fit without the need for guiding aids such as pulley flanges, even for narrow belts.
The map is presented on a traditional Ptolemaic conical projection and was printed from a woodblock cut for the Liber Chronicarum, which was edited by Hartmann Schedel and printed by Anton Koberger in Nuremberg in 1493.
The exterior blue surface of the bowl is embossed with conical projections concentrically structured around the vessel.
In addition, the latero-posterior apophyses of tegumen are two short and conical projections (Figure 5) and the angular appendices are well developed and elongated (Figure 6).
Besides the Mercator projection, which is ideal in equatorial regions, there are the conical projections for temperate regions and Polar projections for polar regions, which remain orthomorphic for navigation and don't seriously exaggerate the surface areas.