mapped mapped  /ˈmæpt/


  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)


  1. The search engine has mapped virtually every block of this small Canadian coal town though locals have responded with not much more than a shrug.
  2. The iridium layer, mapped by the Alvarezes in scattered sites around the world, suggested an asteroid that vaporized on impact, spreading a cloud throughout the stratosphere.
  3. In the piano players, the TMS mapped how much of the motor cortex controlled the finger movements needed for the piano exercise.


  1. Researchers Begin To Flesh Out The Red Meat-Type 2 Diabetes Connection

    Red meat hasn’t exactly had a lot of positive reviews lately, but a new study paints at least somewhat of a glass-half-full picture. A good body of recent research has found that it’s linked to heart disease, cancer, and diabetes, among others, although the underlying reason for each of these isn’t wholly mapped out yet. There’s some thought that the oxygen-carrying particles (in red meat’s case ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Rancho Santa Fe jewelry designer/gemologist among select few invited to China for trade show

    The beauty of gemstones — and the thrill of the hunt to unearth them — lured Rancho Santa Fe’s Jacqui Grande to exotic destinations where she not only found buried treasure but forged a new career. In doing so she also mapped out a new life, despite being a lone woman in the male world of mining.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Rancho Santa Fe Review

  3. Mason wins state girls 4x800 relay

    Mason High School girls track coach Tony Affafato had it all mapped out. All the quartet of Delaney McDowell, Lauren Wood, Erin Brush and Olivia Gaus had to do was execute at the state track meet.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Today's Pulse


  1. Ferguson said: "He is on crutches for the first four weeks and will be in rehabilitation for the next four weeks. Then the following four weeks he will be back into football training. The time mapped out is three months and we won't bring him back a...
    on Jul 18, 2008 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source:

  2. "First of all, I've got the best fighter and I am the best trainer. I am the best and he is the best," said Mayweather, a Grand Rapids native. "Everything is mapped out. Ricky is trying to be nice, but it's a simple fact that we gonna bust...
    on Mar 4, 2009 By: Floyd Mayweather Jr Source:

  3. "I've got a really good game plan mapped out for the tournament," Mickelson said. "I'm just not sure if I'm going to be ready to implement it because I haven't had the normal practice and preparation that I would have going into a major."
    on Jun 12, 2007 By: Phil Mickelson Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution (registration)

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