map map  /ˈmæp/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it)
  2. (n) (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)
  3. (v) make a map of; show or establish the features of details of
  4. (v) explore or survey for the purpose of making a map
  5. (v) locate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known DNA or gene sequences
  6. (v) plan, delineate, or arrange in detail
  7. (v) depict as if on a map
  8. (v) to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)

Usage(s):

  1. A map of the regions where missionaries are active.
  2. Trying to map the brain has always been cartography for fools.
  3. Sharon vows to forge ahead with the new road map for peace.

News

  1. The Most Amazing Map You'll See Today (No Matter What Day It Is)

    There are many way to celebrate your 70th birthday. You could sit down in front of a cake packed tight with flaming candles. You could go bowling with your buds wearing a T-shirt that says, "Over the hill--and picking up speed." Or you could help put together the most amazing, three-dimensional map of the universe ever created. Brent Tully opted for door #3. Tully, a cosmologist at the ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Discover

  2. Then and now: Map of yesteryear a bit outdated

    I guesstimate this map to be dated about 1961, issued by the then-chamber of commerce. Notice the Y was still a Y. Tahoe Keys is naked. Al Tahoe Boulevard didn’t exist, nor much of Pioneer Trail. And some of those planned streets represented by dashes [...]
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Lake Tahoe News

  3. Map points the way along the Jordan River Parkway

    Map points the way along the Jordan River Parkway by Dawn House The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 14, 2013 12:40PM MDT Enjoying the Jordan River Parkway just got easier with a newly released map of trails that run from the Utah County border in the south to the Great Salt Lake. The free map is available online and at several recreation centers through Salt Lake County. “This map is the first ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

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Quotes

  1. "Since I was a kid, I always said I'd find a way to put Akron on the map," James said then.
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: LeBron James Source: SportingNews.com (blog)

  2. "All three of us affirmed our commitment to a two-state solution, agreed that a Palestinian state cannot be born of violence and terror, and reiterated our acceptance of previous agreements and obligations, including the road map," Rice said,...
    on Feb 19, 2007 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: CNN

  3. ...referring to the 2003 negotiations that called for the end of settlements and on the Palestinian leadership to halt terrorist attacks against Israel, said that "Under the road map, under Annapolis, there is a clear understanding that we...
    on May 18, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: ABC News

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