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map

  

      n  
1    a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface or part of it, showing the geographical distributions, positions, etc., of natural or artificial features such as roads, towns, relief, rainfall, etc.  
2    a diagrammatic representation of the distribution of stars or of the surface of a celestial body  
a lunar map     
3    a maplike drawing of anything  
4      (Maths)      another name for       function       4  
5       a slang word for       face       1  
6    off the map   no longer important or in existence (esp. in the phrase wipe off the map)  
7    put on the map   to make (a town, company, etc.) well-known  
      vb   , maps, mapping, mapped   tr  
8    to make a map of  
9      (Maths)   to represent or transform (a function, figure, set, etc.)  
     (C16: from Medieval Latin mappa (mundi) map (of the world), from Latin mappa cloth)  
  mappable      adj  
  mapless      adj  
  mapper      n  


chromosome map  
      n   a graphic representation of the positions of genes on chromosomes, obtained by observation of chromosome bands or by determining the degree of linkage between genes  
   See also       genetic map  
  chromosome mapping      n  
cognitive map  
      n     (Psychol)   a mental map of one's environment  
genetic map  
      n   a graphic representation of the order of genes within chromosomes by means of detailed analysis of the DNA  
   See also       chromosome map  
  genetic mapping      n  
Map   , Mapes  
      n   Walter. ?1140--?1209, Welsh ecclesiastic and satirical writer. His chief work is the miscellany De Nugis curialium  
map out  
      vb   tr, adv   to plan or design  
to map out a route     
map projection  
      n   a means of representing or a representation of the globe or celestial sphere or part of it on a flat map, using a grid of lines of latitude and longitude  
mud map  
      n     (Austral)  
informal   a map drawn on the ground with a stick, or any other roughly drawn map  
relief map  
      n   a map that shows the configuration and height of the land surface, usually by means of contours  
weather map   , chart  
      n   a synoptic chart showing weather conditions, compiled from simultaneous observations taken at various weather stations  
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Map   , Mapes  
      n   Walter. ?1140--?1209, Welsh ecclesiastic and satirical writer. His chief work is the miscellany De Nugis curialium  


chromosome map  
      n   a graphic representation of the positions of genes on chromosomes, obtained by observation of chromosome bands or by determining the degree of linkage between genes  
   See also       genetic map  
  chromosome mapping      n  
cognitive map  
      n     (Psychol)   a mental map of one's environment  
genetic map  
      n   a graphic representation of the order of genes within chromosomes by means of detailed analysis of the DNA  
   See also       chromosome map  
  genetic mapping      n  
map  
      n  
1    a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface or part of it, showing the geographical distributions, positions, etc., of natural or artificial features such as roads, towns, relief, rainfall, etc.  
2    a diagrammatic representation of the distribution of stars or of the surface of a celestial body  
a lunar map     
3    a maplike drawing of anything  
4      (Maths)      another name for       function       4  
5       a slang word for       face       1  
6    off the map   no longer important or in existence (esp. in the phrase wipe off the map)  
7    put on the map   to make (a town, company, etc.) well-known  
      vb   , maps, mapping, mapped   tr  
8    to make a map of  
9      (Maths)   to represent or transform (a function, figure, set, etc.)  
     (C16: from Medieval Latin mappa (mundi) map (of the world), from Latin mappa cloth)  
  mappable      adj  
  mapless      adj  
  mapper      n  
map out  
      vb   tr, adv   to plan or design  
to map out a route     
map projection  
      n   a means of representing or a representation of the globe or celestial sphere or part of it on a flat map, using a grid of lines of latitude and longitude  
mud map  
      n     (Austral)  
informal   a map drawn on the ground with a stick, or any other roughly drawn map  
relief map  
      n   a map that shows the configuration and height of the land surface, usually by means of contours  
weather map   , chart  
      n   a synoptic chart showing weather conditions, compiled from simultaneous observations taken at various weather stations  

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function  
      n  
1    the natural action or intended purpose of a person or thing in a specific role  
the function of a hammer is to hit nails into wood     
2    an official or formal social gathering or ceremony  
3    a factor dependent upon another or other factors  
the length of the flight is a function of the weather     
4      (Also called)    map, mapping            (Maths, logic)   a relation between two sets that associates a unique element (the value) of the second (the range) with each element (the argument) of the first (the domain): a many-one relation. Symbol: f(x) The value of f(x) for x = 2 is f(2)  
      vb   intr  
5    to operate or perform as specified; work properly  
6    foll by: as   to perform the action or role (of something or someone else)  
a coin may function as a screwdriver     
     (C16: from Latin functio, from fungi to perform, discharge)  
  functionless      adj  


chromosome map  
      n   a graphic representation of the positions of genes on chromosomes, obtained by observation of chromosome bands or by determining the degree of linkage between genes  
   See also       genetic map  
  chromosome mapping      n  
cognitive map  
      n     (Psychol)   a mental map of one's environment  
genetic map  
      n   a graphic representation of the order of genes within chromosomes by means of detailed analysis of the DNA  
   See also       chromosome map  
  genetic mapping      n  
map         
      n  
1    a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface or part of it, showing the geographical distributions, positions, etc., of natural or artificial features such as roads, towns, relief, rainfall, etc.  
2    a diagrammatic representation of the distribution of stars or of the surface of a celestial body  
a lunar map     
3    a maplike drawing of anything  
4      (Maths)      another name for       function       4  
5       a slang word for       face       1  
6    off the map   no longer important or in existence (esp. in the phrase wipe off the map)  
7    put on the map   to make (a town, company, etc.) well-known  
      vb   , maps, mapping, mapped   tr  
8    to make a map of  
9      (Maths)   to represent or transform (a function, figure, set, etc.)  
     (C16: from Medieval Latin mappa (mundi) map (of the world), from Latin mappa cloth)  
  mappable      adj  
  mapless      adj  
  mapper      n  
Map   , Mapes  
      n   Walter. ?1140--?1209, Welsh ecclesiastic and satirical writer. His chief work is the miscellany De Nugis curialium  
map out  
      vb   tr, adv   to plan or design  
to map out a route     
map projection  
      n   a means of representing or a representation of the globe or celestial sphere or part of it on a flat map, using a grid of lines of latitude and longitude  
mud map  
      n     (Austral)  
informal   a map drawn on the ground with a stick, or any other roughly drawn map  
relief map  
      n   a map that shows the configuration and height of the land surface, usually by means of contours  
weather map   , chart  
      n   a synoptic chart showing weather conditions, compiled from simultaneous observations taken at various weather stations  

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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
sigle of "Air Launched Cruise Missile" that can find his target electronically by his own means at a long distance according to a memorized map of the landscape he has to pass over
can also be launched from the soil or the sea. they can be reprogrammed or destroyed during the fly by the "sender"
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