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

  • A map of the regions where missionaries are active.
  • Trying to map the brain has always been cartography for fools.
  • Jetting off to Paris, but don't want to be unfurling cumbersome travel maps on the Champs Elyses? Maybe it's time to ditch your oldfangled maps for a handy new schmap.
News & Articles

  • Then and now: Map of yesteryear a bit outdated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 [...]
    June 16, 2013 - Lake Tahoe News
  • 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 ...
    June 16, 2013 - Discover
  • 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 ...
    June 14, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune
Quotes

  • LeBron James in SportingNews.com (blog)
    Since I was a kid, I always said I'd find a way to put Akron on the map,James said then.
  • Condoleezza Rice in CNN
    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,...
  • Barack Obama in ABC News
    ...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...

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