(1) A diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it)
(2) A function such that for every element of one set there is a unique element of another set
(3) To establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)
(4) Explore or survey for the purpose of making a map
"We haven't even begun to map the many galaxies that we know exist"
(5) Make a map of; show or establish the features of details of
"Map the surface of Venus"
(6) Depict as if on a map
"Sorrow was mapped on the mother's face"
(7) Plan, delineate, or arrange in detail
"Map one's future"
(8) Locate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known DNA or gene sequences
"Map the genes"
Latin mappa “napkin, signal cloth”, via Old French mapemonde “map of the world”.
- A visual representation of an area, whether real or imaginary.
- A function.
- The discrete topology is always continuous, therefore functions with discrete domains are always maps.
- A continuous function.
- A diagram of components of an item.
- The butterfly Araschnia levana.
- To create a visual representation of a territory, etc. via cartography.
- To inform someone of a particular idea.
- To act as a function on.
- The discrete topology is always continuous, therefore functions with discrete domains are always mappings.
- To act as a continuous function on.
- f maps A to B, mapping to .