re·​map | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈmap How to pronounce remap (audio) \
remapped; remapping; remaps

Definition of remap

transitive verb

: to map again also : to lay out in a new pattern

Examples of remap in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Over the next 5 to 10 years a constellation of technologies will fundamentally remap the future of work. Nicole Silver, Forbes, 6 May 2021 The swiping functions can be altered by using the free Tronsmart app which can remap the functions and also includes a graphic equalizer for tickling the tonal response of the headphones. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 5 Mar. 2021 And as with AirPods Pro, there are built-in positional sensors that track the wearer’s head and remap the spatial audio depending on the wearer’s movement. Lauren Goode, Wired, 8 Dec. 2020 After that, the stars will meander relative to background quasars unless astronomers dispatch a follow-up mission to remap the sky. Joshua Sokol, Science | AAAS, 24 Nov. 2020 The PowerToys tool has some other nifty features, including the ability to remap keyboard shortcuts. David Goldman, CNN, 20 May 2020 Boost from the two stock turbochargers is up from 11.0 psi to about 15.0 psi, and Pathak remaps the fuel and spark curves. Scott Oldham, Car and Driver, 19 Mar. 2020 As an illustration of how interconnected all these various subsystems are, consider the following: switching among Eco, Normal, and Sport modes remaps the throttle, changes the transmission shift points, and can even tighten the steering. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, 4 Oct. 2018 Juno ships with the ability to remap the Super key. Scott Gilbertson, Ars Technica, 28 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of remap

1931, in the meaning defined above

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28 May 2021

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“Remap.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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