Map

Definition of Map

Pronunciation: măp
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.
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.
v. t.1.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.
[imp. & p. p. Mapped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Mapping .]
I am near to the place where they should meet, if Pisanio have mapped it truly.
- Shak.

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