# Definitions and Synonyms of *mapping* | Another word for *mapping* | What is *mapping? *

*Definition 1: (genetics) the process of locating genes on a chromosome - [noun denoting act]*

*Synonyms for mapping in the sense of this definition*

*(**mapping* is a kind of ...) a particular course of action intended to achieve a result

*mapping*is a kind of ...) a particular course of action intended to achieve a result

*"the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"**"it was a process of trial and error"**(mapping* belongs to category ...) the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms

## Definition 2: (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function) - [noun denoting linkdef]

### Synonyms for mapping in the sense of this definition

### (*mapping* is a kind of ...) a relation between mathematical expressions (such as equality or inequality)

### (... is a kind of *mapping* ) a mathematical function that is the sum of a number of terms

### (... is a kind of *mapping* ) a function that takes the value 1 if a specified function of the arguments exceeds a given threshold and 0 otherwise

### (... is a kind of *mapping* ) function of an angle expressed as a ratio of the length of the sides of right-angled triangle containing the angle

### (... is a kind of *mapping* ) (mathematics) a symbol or function representing a mathematical operation

### (... is a kind of *mapping* ) a one-to-one mapping of one metric space into another metric space that preserves the distances between each pair of points

*"the isometries of the cube"*

### (... is a kind of *mapping* ) (mathematics) a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate system

### (... is a kind of *mapping* ) a function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them

### (... is a kind of *mapping* ) a function of two variables i and j that equals 1 when i=j and equals 0 otherwise

### (... is a kind of *mapping* ) a function obtained by expressing the dependent variable of one function as the independent variable of another; f and g are inverse functions if f(x)=y and g(y)=x

### (... is a kind of *mapping* ) a function expressed as a sum or product of terms

*"the expansion of (a+b)^2 is a^2 + 2ab + b^2"*