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NOUN (2)

1. a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it);

2. (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function);
[syn: function, mathematical function, single-valued function, map, mapping]

VERB (6)

1. make a map of; show or establish the features of details of;
- Example: "map the surface of Venus"

2. explore or survey for the purpose of making a map;
- Example: "We haven't even begun to map the many galaxies that we know exist"

3. locate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known DNA or gene sequences;
- Example: "map the genes"

4. plan, delineate, or arrange in detail;
- Example: "map one's future"
[syn: map, map out]

5. depict as if on a map;
- Example: "sorrow was mapped on the mother's face"

6. to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets);
[syn: map, represent]

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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:Map \Map\ (m[a^]p), n. [From F. mappe, in mappemonde map of the
world, fr. L. mappa napkin, signal cloth; -- a Punic word.
Cf. Apron, Napkin, Nappe.]
1. A representation of the surface of the earth, or of some
portion of it, showing the relative position of the parts
represented; -- usually on a flat surface. Also, such a
representation of the celestial sphere, or of some part of
it.
[1913 Webster]

Note: There are five principal kinds of projection used in
making maps: the orthographic, the stereographic, the
globuar, the conical, and the cylindrical, or
Mercator's projection. See Projection.
[1913 Webster]

2. Anything which represents graphically a succession of
events, states, or acts; as, an historical map.
[1913 Webster]

Thus is his cheek the map of days outworn. --Shak.
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Map lichen (Bot.), a lichen (Lecidea geographica.)
growing on stones in curious maplike figures. --Dr. Prior.
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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:Map \Map\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mapped; p. pr. & vb. n.
Mapping.]
To represent by a map; -- often with out; as, to survey and
map, or map out, a county. Hence, figuratively: To represent
or indicate systematically and clearly; to sketch; to plan;
as, to map, or map out, a journey; to map out business.
[1913 Webster]

I am near to the place where they should meet, if
Pisanio have mapped it truly.            --Shak.
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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):map
n 1: a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or
part of it)
2: (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element
of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated
with an element of another set (the range of the function)
[syn: function, mathematical function, single-valued
function, map, mapping]
v 1: make a map of; show or establish the features of details
of; "map the surface of Venus"
2: explore or survey for the purpose of making a map; "We
haven't even begun to map the many galaxies that we know
exist"
3: locate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation
to known DNA or gene sequences; "map the genes"
4: plan, delineate, or arrange in detail; "map one's future"
[syn: map, map out]
5: depict as if on a map; "sorrow was mapped on the mother's
face"
6: to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)
[syn: map, represent]

Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:175 Moby Thesaurus words for "map":
Lambert conformal projection, Mercator projection,
Miller projection, aeronautical chart, alphabet, art,
astronomical chart, atlas, azimuthal equidistant projection,
azimuthal projection, blueprint, cartographer, cartography,
catch a likeness, celestial chart, celestial globe, character,
charactering, characterization, characterize, chart, choreography,
chorographer, chorography, climatic chart, conic projection,
contour line, contour map, conventional representation,
countenance, cylindrical projection, dance notation, delineate,
delineation, demonstration, depict, depiction, depictment, design,
diagram, dial, draft, drama, draw, drawing, exemplification, face,
facies, favor, features, figuration, general reference map, globe,
gnomonic projection, graph, graphic scale, grid line, hachure,
heliographic chart, hieroglyphic, hit off, home on,
hydrographic chart, iconography, identify, ideogram, illustration,
imagery, imaging, index, isoline, kisser, latitude, lay off,
lay out, layer tint, legend, letter, limn, limning, lineaments,
logogram, logograph, longitude, map maker, map out, map projection,
mapper, mark off, mark out, meridian, mug, mush, musical notation,
notate, notation, outline, paint, pan, parallel, phiz,
photogrammetrist, photogrammetry, photomap, phototopography,
physical map, physiognomy, pick up, pictogram, picture,
picturization, picturize, pinpoint, plan, plot, plot out,
political map, polyconic projection, portraiture, portray,
portrayal, prefigurement, presentment, print, printing, projection,
puss, realization, receive, register, relief map, render,
rendering, rendition, represent, representation,
representative fraction, road map, rub, scale, scan, schema,
schematize, score, script, set out, sinusoidal projection, sketch,
sketch out, special map, spot, sweep, syllabary, symbol, symbolize,
tablature, take a rubbing, terrain map, terrestrial globe,
thematic map, topographer, topographic chart, topography, trace,
trace out, trace over, tracing, transportation map, trigger,
tune in, visage, weather chart, weather map, write, writing

V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016):MAP
Maintenance Analysis Procedure (IBM)

V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016):MAP
Manufacturing Automation Protocol (General Motors)

V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016):MAP

V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016):MAP
Mobile Application Part (MSC, GSM, mobile-systems)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):MAP

1.  Manufacturing Automation Protocol.

2. Mathematical Analysis without Programming.

(1996-12-01)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):map

1.  function.

2.  In functional programming, the most common
higher-order function over lists.  Map applies its first
argument to each element of its second argument (a list) and
returns the list of results.

map :: (a -> b) -> [a] -> [b]
map f []     = []
map f (x:xs) = f x : map f xs

This can be generalised to types other than lists.

(1997-11-05)
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