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orthogonal projection


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A projection of a figure onto a line or plane so that each element of the figure is mapped onto the closest point on the line or plane. If X is the point and its image, this means that XX΄ will be orthogonal (or at right angles) to the line or plane.

Subjects: Mathematics.


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