Describe your routine when conceiving of a book, mapping it out and researching, before the writing begins.
But still we chip away, mapping that dark country, describing it, transcribing it in black and white.
Amidst “all of this pinning and mapping,” Ben confesses to dread and hopelessness.
Do you choose historical years and then prepare your books around them, or what is your approach to mapping a new project?
Sixteen days later, Bratton held a press conference to announce there would be no mapping.
To be shaken awake was something she had not bargained for, in mapping out her course of action.
The mapping of the entire country in such a manner is only a matter of time.
He would almost certainly never live to realise the bright fair future he had just been mapping out.
The ship crossed and re-crossed the continent, mapping as it went.
This was a fine101 place to see from, and I sat on a ledge and looked about, mapping the country.
1520s, shortening of Middle English mapemounde "map of the world" (late 14c.), and in part from Middle French mappe, shortening of Old French mapemonde, both English and French words from Medieval Latin mappa mundi "map of the world;" first element from Latin mappa "napkin, cloth" (on which maps were drawn), "tablecloth, signal-cloth, flag," said by Quintilian to be of Punic origin (cf. Talmudic Hebrew mappa, contraction of Mishnaic menaphah "a fluttering banner, streaming cloth") + Latin mundi "of the world," from mundus "universe, world" (see mundane). Commonly used 17c. in a figurative sense of "epitome; detailed representation." To put (something) on the map "bring it to wide attention" is from 1913.
1580s, from map (n.). Related: Mapped, mapping. To map (something) out in the figurative sense is from 1610s.
The human face.
A genetic map.
To make a map of.
To locate a gene or DNA sequence in a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known genes or DNA sequences.