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1. Mathematics Designating or specifying a mapping of a surface or region upon another surface so that all angles between intersecting curves remain unchanged.
2. Of or relating to a map projection in which small areas are rendered with true shape.

[Late Latin cōnfōrmālis, similar : Latin com-, com- + Latin fōrma, shape.]
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1. (Mathematics) maths
a. (of a transformation) preserving the angles of the depicted surface
b. (of a parameter) relating to such a transformation
2. (Physical Geography) Also called: orthomorphic (of a map projection) maintaining true shape over a small area and scale in every direction
[C17: from Late Latin conformālis having the same shape, from Latin com- same + forma shape]
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(kənˈfɔr məl)

of or designating a map or transformation in which angles and scale are preserved.
[1640–50; < Late Latin confōrmālis of the same shape. See con-, formal]
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[170 Pages Report] Conformal Coatings Market research report categorizes the global market by Product (Acrylics, Silicone, Polyurethane , Epoxy, Parylene, Fluoropolymer), By Operation Method (Dip Coating, Spray Coating, Brush Coating, CVD), By Technology (Solvent-based, Water-based, UV-cured), By End-use (Consumer Electronics, Automotive, Industrial Machinery & Equipment, Medical, Aerospace, Defense, Marine, Others), & By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, MEA).
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Summary: The global conformal coatings market is projected to register a moderate expansion over the forecast period during 2018 to 2026.
Conformal nets provide a model for conformal field theories, say Bartels, Douglas, and Henriques, and they define a notion of defect between conformal nets, formalizing the idea of an interaction between two conformal field theories.
16/23 of the patients underwent 3D conformal RT (linear accelerator), 1 underwent intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) linear accelerator and the remaining 6 patients underwent 2D conformal RT (using a Co-60 source)-data is summarized in Table 1.
focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, has announced the launch of its all-new 5G-ready multiband conformal antennas for automotive applications, which combine multiple antennas in one module that can be mounted below a vehicle's body panels, the company said.
The development of new process on additive manufacture with fully dense metal deposition like as selective laser melting and EBM (Electron Beam Melting) have the power to change the way that molds are designed, allowing to manufacture molds with cooling channels following the product topography, known as conformal cooling channels.
is now offering conformal coating as a customization option on its full range of embedded-use flash and DRAM products to increase their protection against a wide variety of environmental conditions such as moisture, dust, corrosion, and chemical contaminants.