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MAP

abbr.
modified American plan

map

 (măp)
n.
1.
a. A representation, usually on a plane surface, of a region of the earth or heavens.
b. Something that suggests such a representation, as in clarity of representation.
2. Mathematics The correspondence of elements in one set to elements in the same set or another set.
3. Slang The human face.
4. Genetics A genetic map.
tr.v. mapped, map·ping, maps
1.
a. To make a map of.
b. To depict as if on a map: Grief was mapped on his face.
2. To explore or make a survey of (a region) for the purpose of making a map.
3. To plan or delineate, especially in detail; arrange: mapping out her future.
4. Genetics To locate (a gene or DNA sequence) in a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known genes or DNA sequences.
5. Mathematics To establish a mapping of (an element or a set).
Idioms:
all over the map
1. In, from, or to a variety of places; ubiquitously.
2. Showing great variety; varied or diverse: "Literary nonfiction is all over the map and has been for three hundred years" (William Zinsser).
put on the map
To make well-known, prominent, or famous.
wipe off the map
To destroy completely; annihilate.

[From Middle English mapemounde, from Old French mapemond, from Medieval Latin mappa (mundī), map (of the world), from Latin, napkin, cloth (on which maps were drawn), perhaps of Punic origin; see npy in Semitic roots.]

map′pa·ble adj.
map′per n.

map

(mæp)
n
1. (Surveying) a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface or part of it, showing the geographical distributions, positions, etc, of natural or artificial features such as roads, towns, relief, rainfall, etc
2. (Astronomy) a diagrammatic representation of the distribution of stars or of the surface of a celestial body: a lunar map.
3. a maplike drawing of anything
4. (Mathematics) maths another name for function4
5. a slang word for face1
6. off the map no longer important or in existence (esp in the phrase wipe off the map)
7. put on the map to make (a town, company, etc) well-known
vb (tr) , maps, mapping or mapped
8. (Surveying) to make a map of
9. (Mathematics) maths to represent or transform (a function, figure, set, etc): the results were mapped onto a graph. See also map out
10. map onto (intr) to fit in with or correspond to
[C16: from Medieval Latin mappa (mundi) map (of the world), from Latin mappa cloth]
ˈmappable adj
ˈmapless adj
ˈmapper n

Map

(mæp) or

Mapes

n
(Biography) Walter. ?1140–?1209, Welsh ecclesiastic and satirical writer. His chief work is the miscellany De Nugis curialium

map

(mæp)

n., v. mapped, map•ping. n.
1. a representation, usu. on a flat surface, of selected features of all or a part of the earth or a portion of the heavens, shown in their respective relationships according to some convention of representation.
2. any maplike delineation or representation.
v.t.
4. to represent on or as if on a map.
5. to sketch or plan (often fol. by out).
6. Math. to match (an element of a set) with another element in the same or another set.
Idioms:
off the map, out of existence: Cities were wiped off the map.
7. on the map, into prominence: The casino put our town on the map.
[1520–30; < Medieval Latin mappa(mundī) map (of the world), Latin mappa napkin]
map′pa•ble, adj.
map′per, n.

MAP

modified American plan.

map

- Comes from Latin mappa mundi, "sheet of the world" from mappa, "napkin, tablecloth."
See also related terms for sheet.

map

A graphic representation, usually on a plane surface and at an established scale, of natural or artificial features on the surface of a part or the whole of the Earth or other planetary body. The features are positioned relative to a coordinate reference system. See also administrative map; chart index; chart series; chart sheet; controlled map; general map; large-scale map; line-route map; map chart; map index; map series; map sheet; medium-scale map; operation map; planimetric map; situation map; small-scale map; strategic map; tactical map; topographic map; traffic circulation map.

map


Past participle: mapped
Gerund: mapping

Imperative
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Present
I map
you map
he/she/it maps
we map
you map
they map
Preterite
I mapped
you mapped
he/she/it mapped
we mapped
you mapped
they mapped
Present Continuous
I am mapping
you are mapping
he/she/it is mapping
we are mapping
you are mapping
they are mapping
Present Perfect
I have mapped
you have mapped
he/she/it has mapped
we have mapped
you have mapped
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Past Continuous
I was mapping
you were mapping
he/she/it was mapping
we were mapping
you were mapping
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Past Perfect
I had mapped
you had mapped
he/she/it had mapped
we had mapped
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Future
I will map
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we will map
you will map
they will map
Future Perfect
I will have mapped
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we will have mapped
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Future Continuous
I will be mapping
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we will be mapping
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mapping
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we have been mapping
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mapping
you will have been mapping
he/she/it will have been mapping
we will have been mapping
you will have been mapping
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mapping
you had been mapping
he/she/it had been mapping
we had been mapping
you had been mapping
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Conditional
I would map
you would map
he/she/it would map
we would map
you would map
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Past Conditional
I would have mapped
you would have mapped
he/she/it would have mapped
we would have mapped
you would have mapped
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.map - a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it)map - a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it)
chart - a map designed to assist navigation by air or sea
choropleth map - a map that uses graded differences in shading or color or the placing of symbols inside defined areas on the map in order to indicate the average values of some property or quantity in those areas
contour map, relief map - a map having contour lines through points of equal elevation
plat - a map showing planned or actual features of an area (streets and building lots etc.)
representation - a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
road map - a map showing roads (for automobile travel)
sketch map - a map drawn from observation (rather than from exact measurements) and representing the main features of an area
weather chart, weather map - (meteorology) a map showing the principal meteorological elements at a given time and over an extended region
2.map - (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 - (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)
multinomial, polynomial - a mathematical function that is the sum of a number of terms
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
mathematical relation - a relation between mathematical expressions (such as equality or inequality)
expansion - a function expressed as a sum or product of terms; "the expansion of (a+b)^2 is a^2 + 2ab + b^2"
inverse function - a function obtained by expressing the dependent variable of one function as the independent variable of another; f and g are inverse functions if f(x)=y and g(y)=x
Kronecker delta - a function of two variables i and j that equals 1 when i=j and equals 0 otherwise
metric, metric function - a function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them
transformation - (mathematics) a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate system
isometry - a one-to-one mapping of one metric space into another metric space that preserves the distances between each pair of points; "the isometries of the cube"
operator - (mathematics) a symbol or function representing a mathematical operation
circular function, trigonometric function - function of an angle expressed as a ratio of the length of the sides of right-angled triangle containing the angle
threshold function - a function that takes the value 1 if a specified function of the arguments exceeds a given threshold and 0 otherwise
exponential, exponential function - a function in which an independent variable appears as an exponent
Verb1.map - make a map of; show or establish the features of details of; "map the surface of Venus"
chart - make a chart of; "chart the territory"
plat, plot - make a plat of; "Plat the town"
interpret, represent - create an image or likeness of; "The painter represented his wife as a young girl"
map - depict as if on a map; "sorrow was mapped on the mother's face"
2.map - explore or survey for the purpose of making a mapmap - explore or survey for the purpose of making a map; "We haven't even begun to map the many galaxies that we know exist"
explore - travel to or penetrate into; "explore unknown territory in biology"
3.map - locate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known DNA or gene sequences; "map the genes"
situate, locate - determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey; "Our sense of sight enables us to locate objects in space"; "Locate the boundaries of the property"
4.map - plan, delineate, or arrange in detailmap - plan, delineate, or arrange in detail; "map one's future"
contrive, design, plan, project - make or work out a plan for; devise; "They contrived to murder their boss"; "design a new sales strategy"; "plan an attack"
5.map - depict as if on a map; "sorrow was mapped on the mother's face"
depict, picture, show, render - show in, or as in, a picture; "This scene depicts country life"; "the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting"
map - make a map of; show or establish the features of details of; "map the surface of Venus"
6.map - to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)
permute, transpose, commute - change the order or arrangement of; "Dyslexics often transpose letters in a word"

map

noun chart, plan, guide, atlas, A to Z, street guide, cartogram He unfolded the map and set it on the floor.
verb chart, draw, survey, plot, portray, depict, delineate a spacecraft using radar to map the surface of Venus
map something out set out, plan, detail, plot, draft, organize, outline, draw up, lay out, formulate, think out, think through, sketch out, rough out I went home and mapped out my strategy.

map

noun
Slang. The front surface of the head:
countenance, face, feature (often used in plural), muzzle, visage.
Informal: mug.
Slang: kisser, pan, puss.
verb
1. To show graphically the direction or location of, as by using coordinates.Also used with out:
2. To work out and arrange the parts or details of.Also used with out:
Translations
خَرِيطَةٌخَريطَة السّماءخَريطَه جُغْرافيَّهيَرْسُم خَريطَه
mapamapovatzobrazeníbabočka síťkovaná
kortkortlæggeplan=-kort
mapo
karttakuvauskartoittaa
karta
feltérképeztérképtérképez
atlasmappeta
kortkortleggjastjörnukort
地図
지도
charta
mėnlapispažymėti žemėlapyježemėlapisžvaigždėlapis
astronomiskā karteattēlot kartēkarteplāns
hartă
mapamapovaťplán
zemljevidkarta
zemljovid
karta
แผนที่
haritaharitasını yapmak/çıkarmakgökyüzü haritası
bản đồ

map

[mæp]
A. N [of town] → plano m; [of world, country] → mapa m; (= chart) → carta f
this will put us on the mapesto nos dará a conocer
it's right off the mapestá en el quinto infierno
B. VT to map an arealevantar un mapa de una zona
map out VT + ADV
1. (lit) → indicar en un mapa
2. (= organize) [+ strategy, future] → planificar, planear; [+ schedule] → elaborar, confeccionar; [+ plan] → trazar

map

[ˈmæp]
n [country, area] → carte f; [town] → plan m
to put a town on the map (= make famous) → faire connaître une ville
vtdresser la carte de
map onto
vt sep
to map sth onto sth → reporter qch sur qch
map out
vt sep
[+ route] → tracer
[+ career, holiday, campaign] → organiser; [+ essay] → faire le plan de
Her future is already mapped out
BUT Son avenir est déjà tout tracé.

map

n(Land)karte f; (of streets, town)Stadtplan m; (showing specific item) → Karte f; a map of the stars/riverseine Stern-/Flusskarte; is it on the map?ist das auf der Karte (eingezeichnet)?; this will put Cheam on the map (fig)das wird Cheam zu einem Namen verhelfen; it’s right off the map (fig)das liegt (ja) am Ende der Welt or hinter dem Mond (inf); entire cities were wiped off the mapganze Städte wurden ausradiert
vt
(= measure)vermessen; (= make a map of)eine Karte anfertigen von; the history of her suffering was mapped on her faceihr Gesicht war von Leid gezeichnet
(Math, Comput: = assign) → zuordnen

map

:
mapmaker
nKartograf(in) m(f)
mapmaking
nKartografie f

map

:
mapreader
nKartenleser(in) m(f)
mapreading
nKartenlesen nt

map

[mæp]
1. n (gen) → carta (geografica); (of town) → pianta
treasure map → mappa del tesoro
this will put Eastdean on the map (fig) → questo renderà famoso or farà conoscere Eastdean
off the map (fig) → in capo al mondo
2. vttracciare una carta (or una pianta or una mappa) di
map out vt + advtracciare una carta (or una pianta or una mappa) di (fig) (career, holiday, essay) → pianificare

map

(mӕp) noun
1. a drawing or plan, in outline, of (any part of) the surface of the earth, with various features shown (usually roads, rivers, seas, towns etc). a map of the world; a road map.
2. a similar type of drawing showing eg the surface of the moon, the position of the stars in the sky etc.
verbpast tense, past participle mapped
to make a map of (an area). Africa was mapped by many different explorers.
map out
to plan (a route, course of action etc) in detail. to map out a route/journey.

map

خَرِيطَةٌ mapa kort Landkarte χάρτης mapa kartta carte karta cartina 地図 지도 kaart kart mapa mapa мапа karta แผนที่ harita bản đồ 地图
References in classic literature ?
If I can manage the young one, I can the old one," muttered Jo, as she walked away, leaving Laurie bent over a railroad map with his head propped up on both hands.
Tom Swift, who had been slowly looking through the pages of a magazine, in the contents of which he seemed to be deeply interested, turned the final folio, ruffled the sheets back again to look at a certain map and drawing, and then, slapping the book down on a table before him, with a noise not unlike that of a shot, exclaimed:
On the blank wall at my left the dark, old-fashioned wall-paper was covered by a large map of ancient Rome, the work of some German scholar.
Looking over an ancient map, it was ascertained that a tribe of Indians, called "Les Horicans" by the French, existed in the neighborhood of this beautiful sheet of water.
They had marched beyond the Blue Licks to a remarkable bend of the main fork of Licking River, about forty-three miles from Lexington, as it is particularly represented in the map, where we overtook them on the nineteenth day.
At the first glimpse they beheld nothing extraordinary: a handsomely furnished room, of moderate size, somewhat darkened by curtains; books arranged on shelves; a large map on the wall, and likewise a portrait of Colonel Pyncheon, beneath which sat the original Colonel himself, in an oaken elbow-chair, with a pen in his hand.
Under all these circumstances, would it be unreasonable to survey and map out the whale's spine phrenologically?
Those through which Jurgis and Ona were walking resembled streets less than they did a miniature topographical map.
Tom, therefore, had spread out full before him, in plantation after plantation, a map of the life to which he was approaching.
At one time and another we had sent out topo- graphical expeditions to survey and map the kingdom, but the priests had always interfered and raised trouble.
Some of these scars are of a very strange and dreadful aspect; and the effect is striking when several such accent the milder ones, which form a city map on a man's face; they suggest the "burned district" then.
Now the master, mellow almost to the verge of geniality, put his chair aside, turned his back to the audience, and began to draw a map of America on the blackboard, to exercise the geography class upon.