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A map of the world.

Etymology

Latin mappa “napkin, signal cloth”, via Old French mapemonde “map of the world”.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
map

Plural
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map ({{{1}}})
  1. A visual representation of an area, whether real or imaginary.
  2. (mathematics) A function.
    The discrete topology is always continuous, therefore functions with discrete domains are always maps.
  3. (topology) A continuous function.
  4. A diagram of components of an item.
  5. A city map.

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Verb

Infinitive
to map

Third person singular
map

Simple past
ed

Past participle
-

Present participle
p

to map (third-person singular simple present map, present participle p, simple past and past participle ed)
  1. To create a visual representation of a territory, etc. via cartography.
  2. To inform someone of a particular idea.
  3. (mathematics, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To act as a function on.
    The discrete topology is always continuous, therefore functions with discrete domains are always mappings.
  4. (topology, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To act as a continuous function on.
    f maps A to B, mapping <math>a\in A</math> to <math>b\in B</math>.

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Dutch

Noun

map f.

  1. folder

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