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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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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