Translation of "map" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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mapnoun [ C ]

uk /mæp/ us /mæp/

A2 a drawing of the earth's surface, or part of that surface, showing the shape and position of different countries, political borders, natural features such as rivers and mountains, and artificial features such as roads and buildings

地圖
a map of the world 世界地圖
a map of Paris 巴黎地圖
a road map 公路圖
We need a large-scale map showing all the footpaths that we can walk along. 我們需要一張大比例尺地圖,上面要標出所有能走的小路。
I'm terrible at map reading (= understanding maps). 我一點也看不懂地圖。

a drawing that gives you a particular type of information about a particular area

圖(提供某區域特定資訊的圖)
He bought a map showing the population distribution of Scotland. 他買了一張蘇格蘭人口分佈圖。

something that shows the position of stars in the sky or the features on the surface of planets

(標明恆星位置或行星表面特徵的)天體圖
a celestial map 天體圖
a map of Mars 火星地形圖

a very simple drawing that shows a direction of travel between one place and another

示意圖
I'll draw you a quick map if you're worried about finding the hotel. 如果你擔心找不到那家飯店,我就給你畫張簡單的示意圖。

More examples

  • To find your nearest UK school, we have a clickable map dividing the UK into regions.
  • I'm not quite sure how to get there - I'd better consult a map.
  • This map has contours marked at 250-metre intervals.
  • Let's aim for Coventry first, and then we'll have a look at the map.
  • On this map, demarcations between regions are shown with dotted lines.

mapverb [ T ]

uk /mæp/ us /mæp/ -pp-

to represent an area of land in the form of a map

繪製…的地圖;在地圖上標示出
Parts of the mountainous region in the north of the country have still not been mapped. 人們還未為這個國家北部的部分山區繪製地圖。

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(Translation of “map” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)