Walter, c1140–1209? Welsh ecclesiastic, poet, and satirist.
a diagrammatic representation of the earth’s surface or part of it, showing the geographical distributions, positions, etc, of natural or artificial features such as roads, towns, relief, rainfall, etc
a diagrammatic representation of the distribution of stars or of the surface of a celestial body: a lunar map
a maplike drawing of anything
(maths) another name for function (sense 4)
a slang word for face (sense 1)
off the map, no longer important or in existence (esp in the phrase wipe off the map)
put on the map, to make (a town, company, etc) well-known
verb (transitive) maps, mapping, mapped
to make a map of
(maths) to represent or transform (a function, figure, set, etc): the results were mapped onto a graph See also map out
(intransitive) map onto, to fit in with or correspond to
Walter. ?1140–?1209, Welsh ecclesiastic and satirical writer. His chief work is the miscellany De Nugis curialium
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.
v. mapped, map·ping, maps
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[mey-puh l] /ˈmeɪ pəl/ noun 1. any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer, species of which are grown as shade or ornamental trees, for timber, or for sap. Compare . 2. the wood of any such tree. 3. the flavor of or . 4. Bowling Slang. (def 11). /ˈmeɪpəl/ noun 1. any […]
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noun 1. (Canadian) a creamy spread made by heating, then rapidly cooling and stirring maple syrup noun a condiment of butter and maple syrup creamed together Examples Maple butter is sometimes used as a spread instead of butter, or as a frosting. Word Origin 1923 Usage Note cooking