What is map?

  • (verb): Depict as if on a map.
    Example: "Sorrow was mapped on the mother's face"
    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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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 the order of a two-cycle is 2 which can not ... But every permutation is a product of two-cycles, so t is the trivial map, whence tq A → A is the trivial map, not the identity ...
Types of Maps
... Reference map Thematic map Topographic map. ...
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 Schedule 368 Mont-Royal Overnight Map ...
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 ...
Off The Map (travelogue)
... Off the Map is a travelogue written by Hibikina Chickena and Kika Kat ... 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 anything resembling a plan, and set off on the winds of the world ...

More definitions of "map":

  • (verb): Locate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known DNA or gene sequences.
    Example: "Map the genes"
  • (verb): To establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets).
    Synonyms: represent
  • (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"
  • (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): Make a map of; show or establish the features of details of.
    Example: "Map the surface of Venus"
  • (noun): A function such that for every element of one set there is a unique element of another set.
    Synonyms: mapping, correspondence

Famous quotes containing the word map:

    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)

    When I had mapped the pond ... I laid a rule on the map lengthwise, and then breadthwise, and found, to my surprise, that the line of greatest length intersected the line of greatest breadth exactly at the point of greatest depth.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    The Management Area of Cherokee
    National Forest, interested in fish,
    Has mapped Tellico and Bald Rivers
    And North River, with the tributaries
    Brookshire Branch and Sugar Cove Creed:
    A fishy map for facile fishery....
    Allen Tate (1899–1979)