Mapping definition

măpĭng
The act or process of making a map.
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(math.) A transformation taking the points of one space into the points of the same or another space.
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The definition of mapping is making a map, or a matching process where the points of one set are matched against the points of another set.

An example of mapping is creating a map to get to your house.

An example of mapping is identifying which cell on one spreadsheet contains the same information as the cell on another speadsheet.

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The process of making maps.
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(computing) Assigning a PC to a shared drive or printer port on a network.
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(mathematics) A function that maps every element of a given set to a unique element of another set; a correspondence.
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(biology) The process of locating genes on a chromosome.
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Present participle of map.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
mapping
Plural:
mappings