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n. (plural of map English) vb. (en-third-person singular of: map)

Maps (disambiguation)

Maps is the plural of map, a visual representation of an area.

Maps or MAPS may also refer to:

Maps (Yeah Yeah Yeahs song)

"Maps" is a single by Yeah Yeah Yeahs from their debut full-length album, Fever to Tell (2003). The song is about the relationship between Liars frontman Angus Andrew and Yeah Yeah Yeahs lead singer Karen O. It was released on February 10, 2004, and the band performed the song at that year's MTV Movie Awards. It reached #9 on Billboards Alternative Songs chart and was included in the popular video game Rock Band.

Maps (manga)

is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hasegawa Yuichi. It was serialized in the Gakken magazine Monthly Comic Nora from 1985 to 1994. The series was adapted into two anime original video animations (OVAs): the 1987 original, fully titled in Japan, and the 1994 remake, simply titled Maps.

Maps (band)

Maps is the recording name used by Northampton-based musician James Chapman.

MAPS (software)

MAPS is a proprietary web-based Assessment or EPortfolio service. The software is entirely web services based and provides an array of evidence recording tools which are structured around a blog or learner diary. Users can belong to multiple institutions and individual portfolios are owned entirely by the individual. The individual then chooses which institution or institutions to share their portfolios with. Institutions get an aggregated view of portfolios which are members of the institution.

The system is primarily used in the UK Education sector and has been involved in a number of Awarding Body projects and qualifications with Assessment and Qualifications Alliance, Edexcel, Scottish Qualifications Authority and Oxford, Cambridge and RSA Examinations. MAPS provides the functionality for OCR's iMedia qualification, the first ever paperless qualification.

Maps (Maroon 5 song)

"Maps" is a song by American pop rock band Maroon 5. The song was released on June 16, 2014, as the lead single from their fifth studio album V. The song was written by Adam Levine, Ammar Malik, Benjamin Levin, Noel Zancanella and Ryan Tedder, and produced by the latter three. The song is a Pop rock song with influences of Dance-pop. Maps received mainly positive reviews from music critics, with praise going to the song's melody and chilled-out vibe. However, some criticized the song for being similar to their previous lead single on their last album, Overexposed.

The song was a commercial success, peaking at number six on the Billboard Hot 100 and number two on the UK Singles Chart. The song also reached the top 20 in over 25 countries, including, Canada, France, Germany and Denmark. A music video for the song was released on July 1, 2016. It was inspired by the film Irréversible, and shows the events that occur in the video in reverse. Maroon 5 has performed the song live multiple times, including on The Today Show and the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards.

Maps (Mixtapes album)

Maps is the debut release by Ohio/ Detroit based Pop Punk band Mixtapes (band). The album was recorded over one weekend and released for free on Death to False Hope Records. It was later re-released in November 2011 on vinyl via Animal Style Records, featuring the 10 songs from Maps and a newly recorded EP titled Companions (EP). The album was re-titled Maps & Companions.

Maps (EP)

Maps is an EP by Three Mile Pilot, released on July 24, 2012 by Temporary Residence Limited.

Usage examples of "maps".

He gave names to rivers, gulfs, capes, and harbours in the new discovery, and sent to Venice draughts of maps on which these were laid down, with a commission for the construction of a mappemonde on which they should be portrayed.

Rawdon Brown, is now in the Department of Maps and Charts in the British Museum.

The means of reproducing and distributing copies of the many ancient maps which are scattered among the various libraries of Europe were then very imperfect, and the science of Comparative Cartography, of which the importance is now well recognised, was in its infancy.

The Dauphin Chart of the Assigned Date of 1530 to 1536, and other Maps of the same School.

Original Maps, made in 1606, showing the Discoveries made by the Spaniards that same year in the New Hebrides and New Guinea.

Furthermore, when we consult the maps, the prototypes of which were made by them, and on which the Australian continent, although evidently distorted for a purpose, is set down with a fair amount of accuracy, we find these very documents borrowing certain features and a certain nomenclature from older representations on globes and maps.

An important one was introduced in their maps of the Indian Ocean, and that is: after having been set down as a Mediterranean, or enclosed sea, by their predecessors, they represented it as an open sea again, as in the days of Homer and in the geography of Erathosthenes.

The earliest known maps of the mediaeval epoch present the appearance of rough delineations of land and water, a corrupted nomenclature, and no reference whatsoever to degrees of longitude or latitude.

It is well to note this legend and fix its origin thus far, as we shall find it handed down and often repeated with slight variation on maps and in descriptions of a later period.

Alcobaza, which had been made 120 yeeres before, which map did set foorth all the nauigation of the East Indies with the Cape of Bona Speranca, according as our later maps have described it.

Sumatra, which had been dragged out of place and stood for Ceylon in the Ptolemy maps, where its enormous size had no doubt prevented the proper charting of the Indian Peninsula.

Major or any other critic that we are aware of, and which are of importance as connecting it with the later maps of the world of the Behaimean and Schonerean type.

But, before we proceed to notice these, it may be well to consider, with the help of the accompanying sketch map, the general features of this last of the planispheric maps of the archaic type in which the circumfluent ocean is retained.

Cartographers set to work to construct maps and globes in order to clearly ascertain the proportions of the undiscovered surface of the globe.

They firmly believed that the islands which stud the western seas in all maps and globes of that period, so far from being imaginary, existed really, and could be reached.