map onto

Definition of map onto

technical

  1. :  to find or show the connections between two things or groups of things map brain functions onto brain structures

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a representation usually on a flat surface of the whole or a part of an area

    :  a representation of the celestial sphere or a part of it

    :  something that represents with a clarity suggestive of a map

  1. :  to make a map of

    :  to delineate as if on a map

    :  to make a survey of for or as if for the purpose of making a map

ontoplay
  1. :  to a position on

    :  in or into a state of awareness about

    : used as a function word to indicate a set each element of which is the image of at least one element of another set

  1. :  mapping elements in such a way that every element in one set is the image of at least one element in another set


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