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Example sentences from the Web for Mercator projection
Oftentimes public fear like this can be a self-indulgent kind of collective astral projection.
Most gun nuts have them less for self-protection than self-projection.Brooklyn Shooting Hits Close to Bill de Blasio’s Park Slope Home|Michael Daly|July 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I sat there in the projection booth and thought, “Oh my god, you could tell a story this way?”Paul Haggis on Scientology, the ‘Crash’ Oscar, and ‘Third Person’|Kevin Fallon|June 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The walking-and-talking projection is estimated to have cost about $400,000 and took four months to complete.
Although it is being called a hologram, it was actually a 2-D projection.
It was round, with a small, rectangular projection for the operator's controls and calculator.Fee of the Frontier|Horace Brown Fyfe
In a moment her mind lost its tensity of projection and she was almost flying down her own long stair.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
They are brown, ovoid in shape, about 50 long, and have a button-like projection at each end (Fig. 101).A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
At one o'clock we were near a low sandy projection round which the coast extends to the East-North-East and forms a shallow bay.
The projection of land fixed upon for the site of a town, was named after the commandant (Captain Barlow).
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A way of showing the sphere of the Earth on the flat surface of a map. Because this projection is centered on the equator, in order to maintain the correct shape of the features shown, the spacing between the parallels of latitude increases with the increasing distance from the equator. This tends to enlarge the size of those features located nearer the poles, such as Greenland or New Zealand, giving a false picture of their relative size.