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English noun: mapping

1. mapping (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)


Synonymsfunction, map, mathematical function, single-valued function


Broader (hypernym)mathematical relation


Narrower (hyponym)circular function, expansion, exponential, exponential function, inverse function, isometry, Kronecker delta, metric, metric function, multinomial, operator, polynomial, threshold function, transformation, trigonometric function


Domain categorymath, mathematics, maths

2. mapping (act) (genetics) the process of locating genes on a chromosome


Synonymschromosome mapping


Broader (hypernym)procedure, process


Domain categorygenetic science, genetics









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