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map·ping

 (măp′ĭng)
n.
1. The act or process of making a map.
2. Mathematics See function.

mapping

(ˈmæpɪŋ)
n
(Mathematics) maths another name for function4

map•ping

(ˈmæp ɪŋ)

n.
1. the act or operation of making maps.
[1765–75]
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Noun1.mapping - (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)mapping - (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
2.mapping - (genetics) the process of locating genes on a chromosomemapping - (genetics) the process of locating genes on a chromosome
procedure, process - a particular course of action intended to achieve a result; "the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"; "it was a process of trial and error"
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
Translations
kartoituskuvaus
preslikavanje

mapping

n (Comput) → Abbildung f, → Mapping nt; (Math, Comput) → Zuordnung f

mapping

[ˈmæpɪŋ] n (Math) → funzione f
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He had made up his mind to try a few hardy guesses, in mapping out his theory of the origin and motive of the murder-- guesses designed to fill up gaps in it--guesses which could help if they hit, and would probably do no harm if they didn't.
But where's the use of all the time I've spent in teaching you writing and mapping and mensuration, if you're not to get for'ard in the world and show folks there's some advantage in having a head on your shoulders, instead of a turnip?
The future looked less roseate with the knowledge that she would be unhappy in the life that he had been mapping for them.
Marseilles harbour;' on his knees on the pavement, mapping it all out with a swarthy forefinger; 'Toulon
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As an introductory experience, try mapping a short, simple piece away from the instrument.
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They make several salient points about the effectiveness of crime mapping and the ease with which agencies can prepare crime maps.
Disease mapping may be used to identify possible disease clusters, to define and monitor epidemics, to provide baseline data on health patterns, and to show changes in disease patterns over time.
Since then, an increasing number of satellites have collected data for mapping applications worldwide.