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map·mak·er

 (măp′mā′kər)
n.
A person who makes maps; a cartographer.

map′mak′ing (-mā′kĭng) n.

mapmaking

(ˈmæpmeɪkɪŋ)
n
the act or process of making geographical maps
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mapmaking - the making of maps and chartsmapmaking - the making of maps and charts  
devising, fashioning, making - the act that results in something coming to be; "the devising of plans"; "the fashioning of pots and pans"; "the making of measurements"; "it was already in the making"
Translations

mapmaking

[ˈmæpˌmeɪkɪŋ] mapping [ˈmæpɪŋ] Ncartografía f
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