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(modifier) (of a map projection) showing area accurately and therefore distorting shape and directionAlso: homolographic
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
Question 1 of 7
In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby equal-area
EQ, EQC, eqpt., equable, equal, equal-area, equal-area projection, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, equali, equalitarian, equality
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How to use equal-area in a sentence
In winter, however, a scratching-shed of equal area is desirable.8 It need not be higher than three feet.Making a Poultry House|Mary Roberts Conover
The irrigated West can sustain a population as great as that sustained on an equal area in the East, or even greater.
This greatly increases the efficiency of the rudder as compared with a plane surface of equal area.A History of Aeronautics|E. Charles Vivian
The number of distinct species of indigenous plants found upon it is greater than for any other equal area on the globe.Up To Date Business|Various
I have shown elsewhere, as stated, how to make a square and equilateral triangle of equal area.Amusements in Mathematics|Henry Ernest Dudeney