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  8  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Map  \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  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Map  \Map\,  n.  [From  F.  mappe,  in  mappemonde  map  of  the  world, 
  fr  L.  mappa  napkin,  signal  cloth;  --  a  Punic  word  Cf 
  {Apron},  {Napkin},  {Nappe}.] 
  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}. 
 
  2.  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.  --Dr.  Prior. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  map 
  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 
  exist" 
  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 
  face" 
  6:  to  establish  a  mapping  (of  mathematical  elements  or  sets) 
  [syn:  {represent}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  map 
 
  1.    {function}. 
 
  2.    In  {functional  programming},  the  most  common 
  {higher-order  function}  over  lists.  Map  applies  its  first 
  argument  to  each  element  of  its  second  argument  (a  list)  and 
  returns  the  list  of  results. 
 
  map  ::  (a  ->  b)  ->  [a]  ->  [b] 
  map  f  []  =  [] 
  map  f  (x:xs)  =  f  x  :  map  f  xs 
 
  This  can  be  generalised  to  types  other  than  lists. 
 
  (1997-11-05) 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  MAP 
 
  1.    {Manufacturing  Automation  Protocol}. 
 
  2.  {Mathematical  Analysis  without  Programming}. 
 
  (1996-12-01) 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  MAP 
  Maintenance  Analysis  Procedure  (IBM) 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  MAP 
  Manufacturing  Automation  Protocol  (General  Motors) 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  MAP 
  Mobile  Application  Part  (MSC,  GSM,  Mobile-Systems) 
 
 




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