What is map?

  • (verb): Locate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known DNA or gene sequences.
    Example: "Map the genes"
    See also — Additional definitions below


A map is a visual representation of an area – a symbolic depiction highlighting relationships between elements of that space such as objects, regions, and themes.

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Facilities For 15 KV AC Railway Electrification in Germany, Austria and Switzerland
... Map of all coordinates from Google Map of first 200 coordinates from Bing Export all coordinates as KML Export all coordinates as GeoRSS Map of all microformatted coordinates Place data as RDF Germany ...
Off The Map (travelogue)
... Off the Map is a travelogue written by Hibikina Chickena and Kika Kat ... A punk rock vision quest told in the tradition of the anarchist travel story, Off the Map is narrated by two young women as they discard their maps, fears, and ...
Types of Maps
... Reference map Thematic map Topographic map. ...
Splitting Lemma - Non-abelian Groups - Counterexample
... Let q and r denote the inclusion map and the sign map respectively, so that is a short exact sequence ... Note for completeness that condition (1) fails any map t B → A must map every two-cycle to the identity because the map has to be a group homomorphism, while ... permutation is a product of two-cycles, so t is the trivial map, whence tq A → A is the trivial map, not the identity ...
Université-de-Montréal (Montreal Metro) - Connecting Bus Routes
... Société de transport de Montréal Route Service Times Map Schedule 51 Boulevard Édouard-Montpetit All-day Map Schedule 119 Rockland All-day Map ...

More definitions of "map":

  • (noun): A function such that for every element of one set there is a unique element of another set.
    Synonyms: mapping, correspondence
  • (noun): A diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it).
  • (verb): Plan, delineate, or arrange in detail.
    Example: "Map one's future"
    Synonyms: map out
  • (verb): Explore or survey for the purpose of making a map.
    Example: "We haven't even begun to map the many galaxies that we know exist"
  • (verb): Make a map of; show or establish the features of details of.
    Example: "Map the surface of Venus"
  • (verb): To establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets).
    Synonyms: represent
  • (verb): Depict as if on a map.
    Example: "Sorrow was mapped on the mother's face"

Famous quotes containing the word map:

    In thy face I see
    The map of honor, truth, and loyalty.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    A map of the world that does not include Utopia is not worth even glancing at, for it leaves out the one country at which Humanity is always landing.
    Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)

    If all the ways I have been along were marked on a map and joined up with a line, it might represent a minotaur.
    Pablo Picasso (1881–1973)