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English → English (gcide) Definition: Globular chart Globular \Glob"u*lar\, a. [Cf. F. globulaire.] Globe-shaped; having the form of a ball or sphere; spherical, or nearly so; as, globular atoms. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Globular chart, a chart of the earth's surface constructed on the principles of the globular projection. Globular projection (Map Projection), a perspective projection of the surface of a hemisphere upon a plane parallel to the base of the hemisphere, the point of sight being taken in the axis produced beyond the surface of the opposite hemisphere a distance equal to the radius of the sphere into the sine of 45[deg]. Globular sailing, sailing on the arc of a great circle, or so as to make the shortest distance between two places; circular sailing. [1913 Webster] Chart \Chart\ (ch[aum]rt; k[aum]rt Obs.), n. [A doublet of card: cf. F. charte charter, carte card. See Card, and cf. Charter.] 1. A sheet of paper, pasteboard, or the like, on which information is exhibited, esp. when the information is arranged in tabular form; as, an historical chart. [1913 Webster] 2. A map; esp., a hydrographic or marine map; a map on which is projected a portion of water and the land which it surrounds, or by which it is surrounded, intended especially for the use of seamen; as, the United States Coast Survey charts; the English Admiralty charts. [1913 Webster] 3. A written deed; a charter. [1913 Webster] Globular chart, a chart constructed on a globular projection. See under Globular. Heliographic chart, a map of the sun with its spots. Mercator's chart, a chart constructed on the principle of Mercator's projection. See Projection. Plane chart, a representation of some part of the superficies of the globe, in which its spherical form is disregarded, the meridians being drawn parallel to each other, and the parallels of latitude at equal distances. Selenographic chart, a map representing the surface of the moon. Topographic chart, a minute delineation of a limited place or region. [1913 Webster]

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