Definition of unmapped in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌənˈmapt/


1(Of an area or feature) not represented on a geographical map.
Example sentences
  • The Pioneers set out to explore the unmapped area, ‘drawing ‘the outlines of walls and other objects through their laser rangefinders.’
  • Interest in the colonies was also sustained by a new generation of restless, independent-minded explorers who set off to chart the unmapped areas beyond the frontiers of the French Empire.
  • Now ratified by most of the nations of the world, it is the basic international law on the mapped and unmapped areas beyond our planet.
1.1Unexplored: unmapped corners of Africa
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  • Andrews operated in a crease period, after the European colonialists had cracked open unmapped areas but before the adoption of Western ways allowed the locals to exploit their own territory.
  • There's also a playfulness that takes it out of the city into more unmapped terrain.
  • And from them I learned that if in a month nothing had changed, the mayor would be chased down the river and into the unmapped country beyond.
1.2 Biology (Of a gene or chromosome) not yet mapped.
Example sentences
  • Unlinked or unmapped genes are indicated off of the chromosomes and with dashed borders.
  • Although these two genes are good candidates for the Y gene, other unmapped alleles or linked regulatory elements may also be Y.
  • The fourth copy, containing the Topi insertion, was located in an unmapped area of the genome.

Words that rhyme with unmapped

adapt, apt, enrapt, rapt, untapped

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Syllabification: un·mapped

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