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Cylindrical projection - In a cylindrical charting projection, the parallels of a sphere are projected horizontally and proportionally expanded at higher latitudes while the meridians of the celestial body are distorted and converted into straight vertical lines; the most widely used spherical projection in cartography is the one know as Mercator.
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Origin of the term - Navigation, cartography.
Phonetics - This term is phonetically described or pronounced as: Literal.
Synonyms - Related words or with the same meaning: mercator.
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