[ mawl-vahy-duh ]
/ ˈmɔl vaɪ də /
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Origin of Mollweide projection
1935–40; named after K. B. Mollweide (1774–1825), German astronomer and mathematician
Words nearby Mollweide projection
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British Dictionary definitions for Mollweide projection
/ (ˈmɒlˌvaɪdə) /
an equal-area map projection with the parallels and the central meridian being straight lines and the other meridians curved. It is often used to show world distributions of various phenomena
Word Origin for Mollweide projection
C19: named after Karl B. Mollweide (1774–1825), German mathematician and astronomer
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