# User Contributed Dictionary

### Pronunciation

- Rhymes: -ɔː(r)məl

### Adjective

- Describing something that conforms, especially that matches the shape of something.
- Describing a map projection which has the property of preserving relative angles over small scales (except at a limited number of distinct points). On such map projections the scale depends only location but not direction. Also referred to as orthomorphic.

#### Derived terms

- conformal anomaly
- conformal array
- conformal chart
- conformal coating
- conformal connection
- conformal equivalence
- conformal family
- conformal field theory
- conformal film
- conformal fuel tank
- conformal geometry
- conformal gravity
- conformal Killing equation
- conformal latitude
- conformal map
- conformal map projection
- conformal mapping
- conformal optics
- conformal projection
- conformal reflection chart
- conformal symmetry
- conformal tensor
- conformal transformation

# Extensive Definition

- A conformal mapping, in mathematics
- A conformal geometry, in mathematics
- A conformal map projection, in cartography
- A conformal film on a surface
- A conformal coating in electronics
- A conformal hypergraph, in mathematics
- A set of formal verification tools from Cadence Design Systems.