map


map
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map UK US /mæp/ noun [C] GRAPHS & CHARTS
a drawing of the Earth's surface, or part of it, showing things such as the shape and position of countries, political borders, towns, rivers, etc.: on a map »

Many of these students could not even find their own country on a map.

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a map of Canada/the world/Europe

a drawing that gives you a particular type of information about a particular area: »

This is a map of the building showing where the fire extinguishers are located.

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You can use the interactive map to find our franchises nationwide.

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The carbon map was designed so cities could better analyse their overall carbon footprint.

a simple plan that shows a direction of travel between one place and another: »

I'll draw you a map if you're worried about finding the hotel.

a simple plan that represents a more complicated thing, system, or idea: »

This is a map of what's on our website.

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We now have a conceptual map of the essential qualities of leadership.

put sth/sb on the map — Cf. put sth/sb on the map
See also ROAD MAP(Cf. ↑road map)
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map UK US /mæp/ verb [T] (-pp-) GRAPHS & CHARTS
to represent an area of land in the form of a map: »

New technology is making it possible to survey, map, and analyse the state's natural resources.

to show how something is put together or organized: »

After gathering data, the next step is to map the decision-making process.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Map — /map/, n. Walter, c1140 1209?, Welsh ecclesiastic, poet, and satirist. Also, Mapes /mayps, may peez/. * * * I Graphic representation, drawn to scale and usually on a flat surface, of features usually geographic, geologic, or geopolitical of an… …   Universalium

  • Map — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

  • map — ► NOUN 1) a flat diagram of an area of land or sea showing physical features, cities, roads, etc. 2) a diagram or collection of data showing the arrangement, distribution, or sequence of something. ► VERB (mapped, mapping) 1) represent or record… …   English terms dictionary

  • map — [map] n. [ML mappa (mundi), map (of the world) < L mappa, napkin, cloth (on which maps were painted): said (by QUINTILIAN) to be of Punic orig.; prob. < TalmudHeb mappa < * manpa, contr. < menafa, a fluttering banner] 1. a drawing or… …   English World dictionary

  • 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Map — (m[a^]p), 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • MAP — se refiere a: MAPFRE, empresa española de seguros cuyo ticker en la Bolsa de Madrid es MAP. Médico de atención primaria: sinónimo de médico de cabecera. Ministerio de Administraciones Públicas (España). Museo de Arte Precolombino (Cusco, Perú).… …   Wikipedia Español

  • MAP — 〈EDV; Abk. für engl.〉 Manufacturing Automation Protocol, Modell für die Datenübertragung zw. Rechnern verschiedener Arbeitsbereiche [engl., „automatisierte Protokollherstellung“] * * * MAP   [Abk. für Manufacturing Automation Protocol, dt.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • .map — map,   Erweiterung für eine sog. Map Datei, d. h. für eine Datei, welche die Koordinaten von verweissensitiven (interaktiven) Grafiken sowie die zugeordneten URL Adressen enthält …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Map — [map] Walter 1140? 1209?; Welsh poet & satirist: also, Latin name, Mapes [māps, mā′pēz΄] …   English World dictionary


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