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Map vs. Picture

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Main Difference

The main difference between Map and Picture is that the Map is a visual representation of an area and Picture is a artifact that depicts or records visual perception.

Wikipedia
  • Map (noun)

    A visual representation of an area, whether real or imaginary.

  • Map (noun)

    A graphical representation of the relationships between objects, components or themes.

  • Map (noun)

    A function.

    "Let f be a map from \mathbb{R} to \mathbb{R}"

  • Map (noun)

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  • Map (noun)

    The face.

  • Map (noun)

    A predefined and confined imaginary area where a game session takes place.

    "I don't want to play this map again!"

  • Map (verb)

    To create a visual representation of a territory, etc. via cartography.

  • Map (verb)

    To inform someone of a particular idea.

  • Map (verb)

    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."

  • Picture (noun)

    A representation of anything (as a person, a landscape, a building) upon canvas, paper, or other surface, by drawing, painting, printing, photography, etc.

  • Picture (noun)

    An image; a representation as in the imagination.

  • Picture (noun)

    A painting.

    "There was a picture hanging above the fireplace."

  • Picture (noun)

    A photograph.

    "I took a picture of the church."

  • Picture (noun)

    A motion picture.

    "Casablanca is my all-time favorite picture."

  • Picture (noun)

    Cinema as a form of entertainment.

    "Let's go to the pictures."

  • Picture (noun)

    A paragon, a perfect example or specimen (of a category).

    "She's the very picture of health."

  • Picture (noun)

    An attractive sight.

    "The garden is a real picture at this time of year."

  • Picture (noun)

    The art of painting; representation by painting.

  • Picture (noun)

    A figure; a model.

  • Picture (noun)

    Situation.

    "The employment picture for the older middle class is not so good."

    "You can't just look at the election, you've got to look at the big picture.''"

  • Picture (verb)

    To represent in or with a picture.

  • Picture (verb)

    To imagine or envision.

  • Picture (verb)

    To depict.

Wiktionary
  • Map (noun)

    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.

  • Map (noun)

    Anything which represents graphically a succession of events, states, or acts; as, an historical map.

  • 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.

  • Picture (noun)

    The art of painting; representation by painting.

  • Picture (noun)

    A representation of anything (as a person, a landscape, a building) upon canvas, paper, or other surface, produced by means of painting, drawing, engraving, photography, etc.; a representation in colors. By extension, a figure; a model.

  • Picture (noun)

    An image or resemblance; a representation, either to the eye or to the mind; that which, by its likeness, brings vividly to mind some other thing; as, a child is the picture of his father; the man is the picture of grief.

  • Picture

    To draw or paint a resemblance of; to delineate; to represent; to form or present an ideal likeness of; to bring before the mind.

Webster Dictionary
  • Map (noun)

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

  • Map (noun)

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

  • Map (verb)

    make a map of; show or establish the features of details of;

    "map the surface of Venus"

  • Map (verb)

    explore or survey for the purpose of making a map;

    "We haven't even begun to map the many galaxies that we know exist"

  • Map (verb)

    locate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known DNA or gene sequences;

    "map the genes"

  • Map (verb)

    plan, delineate, or arrange in detail;

    "map one's future"

  • Map (verb)

    depict as if on a map;

    "sorrow was mapped on the mother's face"

  • Map (verb)

    to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)

  • Picture (noun)

    a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface;

    "they showed us the pictures of their wedding"

    "a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them"

  • Picture (noun)

    graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface;

    "a small painting by Picasso"

    "he bought the painting as an investment"

    "his pictures hang in the Louvre"

  • Picture (noun)

    a clear and telling mental image;

    "he described his mental picture of his assailant"

    "he had no clear picture of himself or his world"

    "the events left a permanent impression in his mind"

  • Picture (noun)

    a situation treated as an observable object;

    "the political picture is favorable"

    "the religious scene in England has changed in the last century"

  • Picture (noun)

    illustrations used to decorate or explain a text;

    "the dictionary had many pictures"

  • Picture (noun)

    a form of entertainment that enacts a story by a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement;

    "they went to a movie every Saturday night"

    "the film was shot on location"

  • Picture (noun)

    the visible part of a television transmission;

    "they could still receive the sound but the picture was gone"

  • Picture (noun)

    a graphic or vivid verbal description;

    "too often the narrative was interrupted by long word pictures"

    "the author gives a depressing picture of life in Poland"

    "the pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous Vermonters"

  • Picture (noun)

    a typical example of some state or quality;

    "the very picture of a modern general"

    "she was the picture of despair"

  • Picture (verb)

    imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind;

    "I can't see him on horseback!"

    "I can see what will happen"

    "I can see a risk in this strategy"

  • Picture (verb)

    show in, or as in, a picture;

    "This scene depicts country life"

    "the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting"

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