gnomonic

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin gnomonicus, Ancient Greek γνωμονικός (gnōmonikos, judging by rule): compare French gnomonique. See gnomon.

AdjectiveEdit

gnomonic (not comparable)

  1. (cartography) Showing all great circles as straight lines, and thus preserving the shortest distances between any two locations.
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