Definition of Peters projection noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Peters projection

BrE BrE//ˈpiːtəz prədʒekʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpiːtərz prədʒekʃn//
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a map of the world on which the relative size, but not the shape of countries is more accurate than on more traditional maps compare Mercator projection Word Originnamed after Arno Peters (1916–2002), German historian.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Peters projection