Definitions for orthomorphic projection
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conformal projection, orthomorphic projection(noun)
a map projection in which a small area is rendered in its true shape
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
A projection in which the scale, although varying throughout the map, is the same in all directions at any point, so that very small areas are represented by correct shape and bearings are correct.
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