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    map - Dictionary definition and meaning for word map

    Definition
    (noun) a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it) Definition
    (noun) (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) Definition
    (verb) make a map of; show or establish the features of details of
    Example Sentence
    • map the surface of Venus
    Definition
    (verb) explore or survey for the purpose of making a map
    Example Sentence
    • We haven't even begun to map the many galaxies that we know exist
    Definition
    (verb) locate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known DNA or gene sequences
    Example Sentence
    • map the genes
    Definition
    (verb) plan, delineate, or arrange in detail
    Synonyms : map out
    Example Sentence
    • map one's future
    Definition
    (verb) depict as if on a map
    Example Sentence
    • sorrow was mapped on the mother's face
    Definition
    (verb) to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)
    Synonyms : represent
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