HyperDic: mercator

English > 1 sense of the word Mercator:
NOUNperson Mercator, Gerardus Mercator, Gerhard KremerFlemish geographer who lived in Germany
Mercator > pronunciation
Soundsmerkey'ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > Mercator: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningFlemish geographer who lived in Germany; he invented the Mercator projection of maps of the globe (1512-1594).
SynonymsGerardus Mercator, Gerhard Kremer
Instance ofgeographerAn expert on geography
SpanishGerardus Mercator, Gerhard Kremer, Mercator
CatalanGerardus Mercator, Gerhard Kremer, Mercator

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