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Definition of Gnomonical

Gnomonical
Gnomonic Gno*mon"ic, Gnomonical Gno*mon"ic*al, a. [L. gnomonicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. gnomonique. See Gnomon.] Of or pertaining to the gnomon, or the art of dialing. Gnomonic projection, a projection of the circles of the sphere, in which the point of sight is taken at the center of the sphere, and the principal plane is tangent to the surface of the sphere. ``The gnomonic projection derives its name from the connection between the methods of describing it and those for the construction of a gnomon or dial.' --Cyc. of Arts & Sciences.

Meaning of Gnomonical from wikipedia

- A gnomonic map projection displays all great circles as straight lines, resulting in any straight line segment on a gnomonic map showing a geodesic, the...
- Gnomonics (from the ancient Gr**** word γνώμων, pronounced [/ɡnɔ̌ː.mɔːn/], meaning 'interpreter, discerner') is the study of the design, construction and...
- A. Furuti. "Conic Projections" Weisstein, Eric W. "Gnomonic Projection". MathWorld. "The Gnomonic Projection". Retrieved November 18, 2005. Weisstein...
- appropriate seasonal gnomonic line, and the index mark will point to true north. Sølver noted that the Uunartoq disc appeared to have gnomonic lines consistent...
- is intended only for representations of the entire globe. It is not a gnomonic projection, whereby global data expands from the center point of a tangent...
- in some aspect Conic Equirectangular Sinusoidal Two-point Werner Gnomonic Gnomonic Loxodromic Loxi****l Mercator Retroazi****l (Mecca or Qibla) Craig...
- in some aspect Conic Equirectangular Sinusoidal Two-point Werner Gnomonic Gnomonic Loxodromic Loxi****l Mercator Retroazi****l (Mecca or Qibla) Craig...
- are correct. Other equidistant properties are mentioned in the notes. Gnomonic All great circles are straight lines. Retroazi****l Direction to a fixed...
- in some aspect Conic Equirectangular Sinusoidal Two-point Werner Gnomonic Gnomonic Loxodromic Loxi****l Mercator Retroazi****l (Mecca or Qibla) Craig...
- General perspective Gnomonic Orthographic Stereographic Equidistant Lambert equal-area...
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