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Map

Map refers a  diagram of a network’s layout, including the locations of servers, workstations, computers, jacks, hubs, switches, and so forth, and the type of cabling along segments.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Map
- A representation of the surface of the earth, or of some portion of it, showing the relative position of the parts represented; -- usually on a flat surface. Also, such a representation of the celestial sphere, or of some part of it.
- Anything which represents graphically a succession of events, states, or acts; as, an historical map.
2. Map
- To represent by a map; -- often with out; as, to survey and map, or map out, a county. Hence, figuratively: To represent or indicate systematically and clearly; to sketch; to plan; as, to map, or map out, a journey; to map out business.
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