# stereographic projection

nounMathematics.

a one-to-one correspondence between the points on a sphere and the extended complex plane where the north pole on the sphere corresponds to the point at infinity of the plane.

## Origin of stereographic projection

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First recorded in 1695–1705

- Compare extended complex plane.

## Words Nearby stereographic projection

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## How to use stereographic projection in a sentence

Notwithstanding the facility of construction, the

*stereographic projection*is not much used in map-making.To construct a

*stereographic projection*of the sphere on the horizon of a given place.We have seen that the

*stereographic projection*of any circle of the sphere is itself a circle.The employment of

*stereographic projection*is also interesting.The kind of projection most extensively used is the “

*stereographic projection*.”

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