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Map vs. Photograph — What's the Difference?

Map vs. Photograph — What's the Difference?

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Map

A map is a symbolic depiction emphasizing relationships between elements of some space, such as objects, regions, or themes. Many maps are static, fixed to paper or some other durable medium, while others are dynamic or interactive.
Feb 03, 2023

Photograph

A photograph (also known as a photo) is an image created by light falling on a photosensitive surface, usually photographic film or an electronic image sensor, such as a CCD or a CMOS chip. Most photographs are created using a smartphone/camera, which uses a lens to focus the scene's visible wavelengths of light into a reproduction of what the human eye would see.
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Map

A representation, usually on a plane surface, of a region of the earth, intended primarily to provide information about the relative location or nature of features within that region.
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Photograph

A picture made using a camera, in which an image is focused on to light-sensitive material and then made visible and permanent by chemical treatment, or stored digitally
A photograph of her father
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Map

A similar representation of a region of the sky or of a celestial object
A map of the constellations of the southern hemisphere.
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Photograph

Take a photograph of
She has photographed all of the major ballet companies worldwide
He was commissioned to photograph in the Crimea during the war
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Map

Something that suggests such a representation, as in clarity of representation
A map of the human genome.
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Photograph

An image, especially a positive print, recorded by exposing a photosensitive surface to light, especially in a camera.
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Map

(Mathematics) The correspondence of elements in one set to elements in the same set or another set.
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Photograph

To take a photograph of.
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Map

(Slang) The human face.
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Photograph

To practice photography.
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Map

(Genetics) A genetic map.
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Photograph

To be the subject for photographs
She photographs well.
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Map

To make a map of.
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Photograph

A picture created by projecting an image onto a photosensitive surface such as a chemically treated plate or film, CCD receptor, etc.
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Map

To depict as if on a map
Grief was mapped on his face.
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Photograph

To take a photograph (of).
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Map

To explore or make a survey of (a region) for the purpose of making a map.
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Photograph

To fix permanently in the memory etc.
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Map

To plan or delineate, especially in detail; arrange
Mapping out her future.
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Photograph

(intransitive) To appear in a photograph.
She photographs well. The camera loves her.
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Map

(Genetics) To locate (a gene or DNA sequence) in a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known genes or DNA sequences.
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Photograph

A picture or likeness obtained by photography.
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Map

(Mathematics) To establish a mapping of (an element or a set).
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Photograph

To take a picture or likeness of by means of photography; as, to photograph a view; to photograph a group.
He makes his pen drawing on white paper, and they are afterwards photographed on wood.
He is photographed on my mind.
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Map

A visual representation of an area, whether real or imaginary, showing the relative positions of places and other features.
A map of Australia, a map of Lilliput
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Photograph

To practice photography; to take photographs.
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Map

A graphical or logical representation of any structure or system, showing the positions of or relationships between its components.
A map of the Earth's magnetic field
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Photograph

A picture of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
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Map

(mathematics) A function. Category:en:Functions
Let f be a map from \mathbb{R} to \mathbb{R}
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Photograph

Record on photographic film;
I photographed the scene of the accident
She snapped a picture of the President
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Map

(entomology) Any of various nymphalid butterflies of the genera Araschnia (especially, Araschnia levana) and Cyrestis, having map-like markings on the wings.
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Photograph

Undergo being photographed in a certain way;
Children photograph well
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Map

The face.
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Map

An imaginary or fictional area, often predefined and confined, where a game or a session thereof takes place.
I don't want to play this map again!
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Map

(computing) associative array.
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Map

(transitive) To represent by means of a map.
This large atlas maps the whole world in very great detail.
Figure 3 maps the pressure distribution within the human circulatory system.
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Map

(transitive) To create a map of; to examine or survey in order to gather information for a map.
The team is mapping the route of the new railway line.
The space probe is mapping the Earth's gravitational field.
This equipment is designed to map the neurons of the human brain in three dimensions.
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Map

To have a direct relationship; to correspond.
This doesn't map to my understanding of how things should work.
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Map

To create a direct relationship to; to create a correspondence with.
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Map

To act as a function on something, taking it to something else.
f maps A to B, mapping every a\in A to f(a)\in B.
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Map

To assign a drive letter to a shared folder.
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Map

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.
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Map

Anything which represents graphically a succession of events, states, or acts; as, an historical map.
Thus is his cheek the map of days outworn.
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Map

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.
I am near to the place where they should meet, if Pisanio have mapped it truly.
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Map

A diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it)
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Map

A function such that for every element of one set there is a unique element of another set
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Map

Make a map of; show or establish the features of details of;
Map the surface of Venus
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Map

Explore or survey for the purpose of making a map;
We haven't even begun to map the many galaxies that we know exist
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Map

Locate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known DNA or gene sequences;
Map the genes
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Map

Plan, delineate, or arrange in detail;
Map one's future
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Map

Depict as if on a map;
Sorrow was mapped on the mother's face
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Map

To establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)
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