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Record 1 2017-08-11

English

Subject field(s)
  • Mathematical Geography
  • Cartography
DEF

... a fixed reference framework superimposed onto the surface of an area to designate the location of features within it.

OBS

The positions of objects on the earth's spherical surface are measured in geographic coordinates.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Géographie mathématique
  • Cartographie
DEF

[...] infrastructure de références fixe superposée sur la surface d'une zone pour désigner l'emplacement des entités qu'elle contient.

OBS

Les emplacements des objets sur la surface sphérique du globe sont mesurés en coordonnées géographiques.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Geografía matemática
  • Cartografía
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Record 2 2004-07-07

English

Subject field(s)
  • Computer Graphics
DEF

A representation of measurement along axes (intersecting lines); it is used to create graphs showing computation results or comparisons.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Infographie

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Gráficos de computadora
DEF

Representación de medidas por medio de ejes o línea que se intersectan. Se utiliza para crear gráficos mostrando los resultados o comparaciones de la computación.

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