Definition of mapping in English:


Line breaks: map|ping
Pronunciation: /ˈmapɪŋ


Mathematics & Linguistics
  • An operation that associates each element of a given set (the domain) with one or more elements of a second set (the range).
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    • His doctoral thesis is an important contribution to conformal mappings of multiply connected plane domains.
    • He discovered characterisations of topological mappings of the Cartesian plane and a number of fixed point theorems.
    • Another area which Suvorov worked on was the theory of conformal mappings and quasi-formal mappings.

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