Map

[ map ]
/ mæp /

noun

Walter,c1140–1209?, Welsh ecclesiastic, poet, and satirist.

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Which of the following words means “to travel or journey, especially to walk on foot”?
Also Mapes [meyps, mey-peez] /meɪps, ˈmeɪ piz/.
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British Dictionary definitions for mapes (1 of 2)

map
/ (mæp) /

noun

verb maps, mapping or mapped (tr)

Derived forms of map

mappable, adjectivemapless, adjectivemapper, noun

Word Origin for map

C16: from Medieval Latin mappa (mundi) map (of the world), from Latin mappa cloth

British Dictionary definitions for mapes (2 of 2)

Map

Mapes (mæps, ˈmeɪpiːz)

/ (mæp) /

noun

Walter. ?1140–?1209, Welsh ecclesiastic and satirical writer. His chief work is the miscellany De Nugis curialium
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Medical definitions for mapes

map
[ măp ]

n.

The human face.
A genetic map.

v.

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.
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Scientific definitions for mapes

map
[ măp ]

A representation of a region of three-dimensional space, such as of the Earth or a part of the universe, usually on a two-dimensional plane surface. See also projection.
See genetic map.
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Idioms and Phrases with mapes

map

see put on the map; wipe off the map.

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