Map (disambiguation)

Map (disambiguation)


A map is a visual, often 2-dimensional, representation of a space — e.g. as a navigational aid.

For help with maps in Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:WikiProject Maps.

Map may also refer to:

  • Map (video games), also known as a level, area, or world

Mathematics and Programming

  • Map (mathematics), many uses
  • Map (higher-order function), a higher-order function used to apply a function to a list of values and return another list with the results
  • An associative array, an abstract data type composed of a collection of keys and a collection of values, where each key is associated with one value
    • Map (C++), an associative array implementation in the C++ language


Television, film, and music


MAP may refer to:


Science and technology

  • 'Manifold absolute pressure', the absolute pressure (relative to a vacuum) of the air in the intake manifold of an internal combustion engine, see MAP sensor
  • Mean arterial pressure, average blood pressure during a single cardiac cycle
  • Microwave Anisotropy Probe, an unmanned NASA space mission, which studies cosmic microwave background radiation; later renamed to Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP)
  • Missed approach point (aviation), the point prescribed in each instrument approach at which a missed approach procedure shall be executed if the required visual reference does not exist
  • Monoammonium phosphate, a chemical compound
  • Multiphoton-absorption photopolymerization, a micro-fabrication technique
  • Markovian arrival processes, a description of arrivals to a queue
  • Markov additive process
  • Modified atmosphere packaging, the practice of modifying the composition of the internal atmosphere of a package in order to improve the shelf life
  • Maximum a posteriori, a method of estimation in statistics
  • Mean average precision, a metric of quality of search results in information retrieval


Medicine and biology


  • Managerial Assessment of Proficiency, a methodology for the assessment of managerial competence in human resource and training applications
  • Minimum advertised price (resale price maintenance), a way of enforcing pricing structures in retail
  • Modified American Plan - 2 meals (usually breakfast and one other meal) a day included in a hotel package

International relations

  • Mediterranean Action Plan, a United Nations Environmental Programme plan
  • Membership action plan, a stage for countries that are on their way to joining NATO

Other uses

  • Missouri Assessment Program
  • Mobile Assault Platoon, a type of military configuration for US forces in Iraq
  • Medicinal and Aromatic Plant, an agricultural designation for wild or undomesticated plants gathered or grown for medicinal or aromatic value

See also

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