HyperDic: mapping

English > 2 senses of the word mapping:
NOUNrelationmapping, function, mathematical function, single-valued function, map(mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
actmapping, chromosome mapping(genetics) the process of locating genes on a chromosome
mapping > pronunciation
Soundsmae'pihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > mapping: 2 senses > noun 1, relation
Meaning(mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function).
Synonymsfunction, mathematical function, single-valued function, map
Categorymathematics, math, mathsA science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
NarrowerKronecker deltaA function of two variables i and j that equals 1 when i=j and equals 0 otherwise
expansionA function expressed as a sum or product of terms
exponential, exponential functionA function in which an independent variable appears as an exponent
inverse functionA function obtained by expressing the dependent variable of one function as the independent variable of another
isometryA one-to-one mapping of one metric space into another metric space that preserves the distances between each pair of points / points
metric function, metricA function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them
operator(mathematics) a symbol or function representing a mathematical operation
polynomial, multinomialA mathematical function that is the sum of a number of terms
threshold functionA function that takes the value 1 if a specified function of the arguments exceeds a given threshold and 0 otherwise
transformation(mathematics) a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate system
trigonometric function, circular functionfunction of an angle expressed as a ratio of the length of the sides of right-angled triangle containing the angle
Broadermathematical relationA relation between mathematical expressions (such as equality or inequality)
Spanishcorrespondencia, correspondencia unívoca, función matemática, función
Catalancorrespondència, correspondència unívoca, funció matemàtica, funció
Verbsmapto establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)
English > mapping: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaning(genetics) the process of locating genes on a chromosome.
Synonymchromosome mapping
Categorygenetics, genetic scienceThe branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
Broaderprocedure, processA particular course of action intended to achieve a result
Spanishmapeo
Verbsmaplocate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known DNA or gene sequences

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