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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 map /ˈmæp/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 映像 映射 映 地圖

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Map n.
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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)
         [syn: represent]
      [also: mapping, mapped]