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angular distortion

(1) The failure of a lens system to reproduce accurately, in image space, the angle subtended by two points in object space. (2) Distortion, in a map projection, because of non conformality. (3) The change in shape of a small circle on a sphere when it is transformed to a plane by a projection.

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