mapmaking
noun see mapmaker

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • mapmaking — n. the making of maps and charts; cartography. Syn: cartography. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mapmaking — See mapmaker. * * * …   Universalium

  • mapmaking — noun Cartography, the making of maps and charts …   Wiktionary

  • mapmaking — mæp meɪkɪŋ n. cartography, profession of creating maps …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mapmaking — noun the making of maps and charts • Syn: ↑cartography • Derivationally related forms: ↑cartographical (for: ↑cartography), ↑cartographer (for: ↑cartography) …   Useful english dictionary

  • OCEANOGRAPHY: Mapmaking: Redrawing the Boundaries — ▪ 1995       Once considered a form of art, cartography is no longer limited to features of the Earth s surface drawn by hand on paper. Today mapmaking is being revolutionized by technologies that are advancing it into the Information Age, where… …   Universalium

  • map — mappable, adj. mapper, n. /map/, n., v., mapped, mapping. n. 1. a representation, usually on a flat surface, as of the features of an area of the earth or a portion of the heavens, showing them in their respective forms, sizes, and relationships… …   Universalium

  • Map — /map/, n. Walter, c1140 1209?, Welsh ecclesiastic, poet, and satirist. Also, Mapes /mayps, may peez/. * * * I Graphic representation, drawn to scale and usually on a flat surface, of features usually geographic, geologic, or geopolitical of an… …   Universalium

  • MAP — See modified American plan. * * * I Graphic representation, drawn to scale and usually on a flat surface, of features usually geographic, geologic, or geopolitical of an area of the Earth or of any celestial body. Globes are maps represented on… …   Universalium

  • Green Map — Green Maps are locally created environmentally themed maps which use a universal symbol set and mapmaking resources provided by the non profit [http://greenmap.org Green Map System] . Based on the principles of cartography a Green Map plots the… …   Wikipedia

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