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Overview of noun map

The noun map has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (7) map

(a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it))

2. function, mathematical function, single-valued function, map, 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))

Overview of verb map

The verb map has 6 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) map

(make a map of; show or establish the features of details of; "map the surface of Venus")

2. (1) map

(explore or survey for the purpose of making a map; "We haven't even begun to map the many galaxies that we know exist")

3. map

(locate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known DNA or gene sequences; "map the genes")

4. map, map out

(plan, delineate, or arrange in detail; "map one's future")

5. map

(depict as if on a map; "sorrow was mapped on the mother's face")

6. map, represent

(to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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