a ratio which compares a measurement on a map to the actual distance between locations identified on the map
noun 1. any of several aquatic turtles of the genus Graptemys, as G. geographica, of the eastern and central U.S., usually having yellow stripes on the head and neck.
- Map unit
map unit n. A measure of distance between two linked genes corresponding to a recombination frequency of one percent.
[muh-poo-toh] /məˈpu toʊ/ noun 1. a seaport in and the capital of Mozambique, on Delagoa Bay. [moh-zam-beek, -zuh m-] /ˌmoʊ zæmˈbik, -zəm-/ noun 1. Formerly Portuguese East Africa. a republic in SE Africa: formerly an overseas province of Portugal; gained independence in 1975. 297,731 sq. mi. (771,123 sq. km). Capital: Maputo. 2. a seaport on […]
Medical Association for Prevention of War
[ma-ket, muh-] /mæˈkɛt, mə-/ noun 1. a small model or study in three dimensions for either a sculptural or an architectural project. /mæˈkɛt/ noun 1. a sculptor’s small preliminary model or sketch n. “artist’s preliminary model or sketch,” 1903, from French maquette (18c.), from Italian macchietta “speck,” diminutive of macchia “spot,” from macchiare “to stain,” […]