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British Dictionary definitions for equal-area

equal-area

noun
  1. (modifier) (of a map projection) showing area accurately and therefore distorting shape and directionAlso: homolographic
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  • It is a very suitable projection for an equal-area map of Africa.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 6

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