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Map vs. Picture

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Mapnoun

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

Picturenoun

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

Mapnoun

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

Picturenoun

An image; a representation as in the imagination.

Mapnoun

(mathematics) A function.

‘Let f be a map from \mathbb{R} to \mathbb{R}’;

Picturenoun

A painting.

‘There was a picture hanging above the fireplace.’;

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Mapnoun

The butterfly Araschnia levana.

Picturenoun

A photograph.

‘I took a picture of the church.’;

Mapnoun

The face.

Picturenoun

(informal) A motion picture.

‘Casablanca is my all-time favorite picture.’;

Mapnoun

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

‘I don't want to play this map again!’;

Picturenoun

Cinema as a form of entertainment.

‘Let's go to the pictures.’;

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Mapverb

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

Picturenoun

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

‘She's the very picture of health.’;

Mapverb

To inform someone of a particular idea.

Picturenoun

An attractive sight.

‘The garden is a real picture at this time of year.’;

Mapverb

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.’;

Picturenoun

The art of painting; representation by painting.

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Mapnoun

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.

Picturenoun

A figure; a model.

Mapnoun

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

‘Thus is his cheek the map of days outworn.’;

Picturenoun

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.''’;

Mapverb

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.’;

Pictureverb

(transitive) To represent in or with a picture.

Mapnoun

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

Pictureverb

(transitive) To imagine or envision.

Mapnoun

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

Pictureverb

(transitive) To depict.

Mapverb

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

‘map the surface of Venus’;

Picturenoun

The art of painting; representation by painting.

‘Any well-expressed image . . . either in picture or sculpture.’;

Mapverb

explore or survey for the purpose of making a map;

‘We haven't even begun to map the many galaxies that we know exist’;

Picturenoun

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.

‘Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects.’; ‘The young king's picture . . . in virgin wax.’;

Mapverb

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

‘map the genes’;

Picturenoun

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.

‘My eyes make pictures when they are shut.’;

Mapverb

plan, delineate, or arrange in detail;

‘map one's future’;

Pictureverb

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

‘I have not seen him so pictured.’;

Mapverb

depict as if on a map;

‘sorrow was mapped on the mother's face’;

Picturenoun

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’;

Mapverb

to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)

Picturenoun

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’;

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.

Picturenoun

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’;

Picturenoun

a situation treated as an observable object;

‘the political picture is favorable’; ‘the religious scene in England has changed in the last century’;

Picturenoun

illustrations used to decorate or explain a text;

‘the dictionary had many pictures’;

Picturenoun

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’;

Picturenoun

the visible part of a television transmission;

‘they could still receive the sound but the picture was gone’;

Picturenoun

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’;

Picturenoun

a typical example of some state or quality;

‘the very picture of a modern general’; ‘she was the picture of despair’;

Pictureverb

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’;

Pictureverb

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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