NOUN | relation | mapping, 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) |
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act | mapping, chromosome mapping | (genetics) the process of locating genes on a chromosome |

Sounds | mae'pihng | |
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Rhymes | abducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng... |

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). | |
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Synonyms | function, mathematical function, single-valued function, map | |

Category | mathematics, math, maths | A science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement |

Narrower | Kronecker delta | A function of two variables i and j that equals 1 when i=j and equals 0 otherwise |

expansion | A function expressed as a sum or product of terms | |

exponential, exponential function | A function in which an independent variable appears as an exponent | |

inverse function | A function obtained by expressing the dependent variable of one function as the independent variable of another | |

isometry | A one-to-one mapping of one metric space into another metric space that preserves the distances between each pair of points / points | |

metric function, metric | A 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, multinomial | A mathematical function that is the sum of a number of terms | |

threshold function | A 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 function | function of an angle expressed as a ratio of the length of the sides of right-angled triangle containing the angle | |

Broader | mathematical relation | A relation between mathematical expressions (such as equality or inequality) |

Spanish | correspondencia, correspondencia unívoca, función matemática, función | |

Catalan | correspondència, correspondència unívoca, funció matemàtica, funció | |

Verbs | map | to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets) |

Meaning | (genetics) the process of locating genes on a chromosome. | |
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Synonym | chromosome mapping | |

Category | genetics, genetic science | The branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms |

Broader | procedure, process | A particular course of action intended to achieve a result |

Spanish | mapeo | |

Verbs | map | locate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known DNA or gene sequences |

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