1. map, representation

usage: a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it)

2. function, mathematical function, single-valued function, map, mapping, mathematical relation

usage: (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)


1. map, represent, interpret

usage: make a map of; show or establish the features of details of; "map the surface of Venus"

2. map, explore

usage: explore or survey for the purpose of making a map; "We haven't even begun to map the many galaxies that we know exist"

3. map, situate, locate

usage: locate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known DNA or gene sequences; "map the genes"

4. map, map out, plan, project, contrive, design

usage: plan, delineate, or arrange in detail; "map one's future"

5. map, picture, depict, render, show

usage: depict as if on a map; "sorrow was mapped on the mother's face"

6. map, represent, permute, commute, transpose

usage: to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)

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