映像 映射 映 地圖
1. A representation of the surface of the earth, or of some portion of it, showing the relative position of the parts represented; -- usually on a flat surface. Also, such a representation of the celestial sphere, or of some part of it.
Note: ☞ There are five principal kinds of projection used in making maps: the orthographic, the stereographic, the globuar, the conical, and the cylindrical, or Mercator's projection. See Projection.
3. Anything which represents graphically a succession of events, states, or acts; as, an historical map.
Thus is his cheek the map of days outworn. --Shak.
Map lichen Bot., a lichen (Lecidea geographica.) growing on stones in curious maplike figures.
Map, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mapped p. pr. & vb. n. Mapping ] To represent by a map; -- often with out; as, to survey and map, or map out, a county. Hence, figuratively: To represent or indicate systematically and clearly; to sketch; to plan; as, to map, or map out, a journey; to map out business.
I am near to the place where they should meet, if Pisanio have mapped it truly. --Shak.
n 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 [syn: mapping, correspondence]
v 1: make a map of; show or establish the features of details of;
"map the surface of Venus"
2: explore or survey for the purpose of making a map; "We
haven't even begun to map the many galaxies that we know
3: locate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation
to known DNA or gene sequences; "map the genes"
4: plan, delineate, or arrange in detail; "map one's future"
[syn: map out]
5: depict as if on a map; "sorrow was mapped on the mother's
6: to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)
[also: mapping, mapped]