**map** — A pictorial representation of a series of data points stored in the memory of the control unit of system with complete engine management. The control unit refers to the map to control variables such as fuel injection pulse width and ignition… … Dictionary of automotive terms

**Map** — /map/, n. Walter, c1140 1209?, Welsh ecclesiastic, poet, and satirist. Also, Mapes /mayps, may peez/. * * * I Graphic representation, drawn to scale and usually on a flat surface, of features usually geographic, geologic, or geopolitical of an… … Universalium

**Characteristic subgroup** — In mathematics, particularly in the area of abstract algebra known as group theory, a characteristic subgroup is a subgroup that is invariant under all automorphisms of the parent group.[1][2] Because conjugation is an automorphism, every… … Wikipedia

**Characteristic class** — In mathematics, a characteristic class is a way of associating to each principal bundle on a topological space X a cohomology class of X. The cohomology class measures the extent to which the bundle is twisted particularly, whether it possesses… … Wikipedia

**Map projection** — A medieval depiction of the Ecumene (1482, Johannes Schnitzer, engraver), constructed after the coordinates in Ptolemy s Geography and using his second map projection A map projection is any method of representing the surface of a sphere or other … Wikipedia

**Characteristic (algebra)** — In mathematics, the characteristic of a ring R, often denoted char(R), is defined to be the smallest number of times one must use the ring s multiplicative identity element (1) in a sum to get the additive identity element (0); the ring is said… … Wikipedia

**map** — mappable, adj. mapper, n. /map/, n., v., mapped, mapping. n. 1. a representation, usually on a flat surface, as of the features of an area of the earth or a portion of the heavens, showing them in their respective forms, sizes, and relationships… … Universalium

**MAP** — See modified American plan. * * * I Graphic representation, drawn to scale and usually on a flat surface, of features usually geographic, geologic, or geopolitical of an area of the Earth or of any celestial body. Globes are maps represented on… … Universalium

**Map** — For other uses, see Map (disambiguation). A map is a visual representation of an area a symbolic depiction highlighting relationships between elements of that space such as objects, regions, and themes. Many maps are static two dimensional,… … Wikipedia

**Map symbolization** — Examples of possible symbols for use on maps for the National Park Service. Map Symbolization is the characters, letters, or similar graphic representations used on a map to indicate an object or characteristic in the real world. Contents … Wikipedia