Associations to the word «Map»


MAP, noun. A visual representation of an area, whether real or imaginary.
MAP, noun. A graphical representation of the relationships between objects, components or themes.
MAP, noun. (mathematics) A function.
MAP, noun. The butterfly Araschnia levana.
MAP, noun. (UK) (old-fashioned) Someone's face.
MAP, noun. (board games) (computer games) A predefined and confined imaginary area where a game session takes place.
MAP, verb. To create a visual representation of a territory, etc. via cartography.
MAP, verb. To inform someone of a particular idea.
MAP, verb. (mathematics) (transitive) (followed by a "to" phrase) To act as a function on something, taking it to something else.
MAP KEY, noun. A legend; a small description of the symbols used, in an inset
MAP LICHEN, noun. Rhizocarpon geographicum, a lichen that grows in patches on rocks in mountainous areas, giving the appearance of a map.
MAP LICHENS, noun. Plural of map lichen
MAP OF TASMANIA, noun. (Australia) (slang) The female pubic hair.
MAP OF TASSIE, noun. (Australia) (slang) The female pubic hair.
MAP OUT, verb. To organise the basic plan for a project.
MAP PROJECTION, noun. (cartography) any systematic method of transforming the spherical representation of parallels, meridians and geographic features of the Earth's surface to a nonspherical surface, usually a plane
MAP ROOM, noun. A room in a library set aside for the storage and use of maps.
MAP UNIT, noun. Centimorgan

Dictionary definition

MAP, noun. A diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it).
MAP, noun. (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).
MAP, verb. Make a map of; show or establish the features of details of; "map the surface of Venus".
MAP, verb. Explore or survey for the purpose of making a map; "We haven't even begun to map the many galaxies that we know exist".
MAP, verb. Locate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known DNA or gene sequences; "map the genes".
MAP, verb. Plan, delineate, or arrange in detail; "map one's future".
MAP, verb. Depict as if on a map; "sorrow was mapped on the mother's face".
MAP, verb. To establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets).

Wise words

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