Dissected map


  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Dissected map a map or picture on a board cut into pieces, so that the putting of them together forms a puzzle
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. dissecāre, dissectumdis, asunder, secāre, to cut.


In literature:

In the great dissected map of society what niches were cut out for him and all like him to fill?
"Ginx's Baby" by Edward Jenkins
It seems to be like taking the pieces of a dissected map out of its box.
"Biographia Literaria" by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
They are not doing enough to map the insurgency, dissect it, and understand it on a national and provincial level.
"The Iraq Study Group Report" by United States Institute for Peace
We had dissecting maps to put together, and thus acquire a knowledge of geography.
"Christopher Crayon's Recollections The Life and Times of the late James Ewing Ritchie as told by himself" by J. Ewing Ritchie
As when the baby in his nurse's lap Spills on the carpet a dissected map.
"Life of Oliver Wendell Holmes" by E. E. Brown
I never yet could dissect and map out my own being, or my neighbor's, as you analysts do.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, No. VI, November 1850, Vol. I" by Various
It is scarcely to be worked out by the dissecting-maps of elaborate harmonies.
"Expositor's Bible: The Epistles of St. John" by William Alexander

In news:

SAN DIEGO — The man who could not remember has left scientists a gift that will provide insights for generations to come: his brain, now being dissected and digitally mapped in exquisite detail.

In science:

Triangulations, quadrangulations and dissections. A plane map is a connected graph embedded in the plane up to continuous deformation; the unique unbounded face of a plane map is called the outer face, the other ones are called inner faces.
On symmetric quadrangulations and triangulations
For k (cid:62) 1 and d (cid:62) 3, a d-angular dissection of a k-gon or d-angular k-dissection is a map whose outer face contour is a simple cycle of length k , and with all inner faces of one and the same degree d. A dissection is said to be triangular if d equals 3, quadrangular if d equals 4.
On symmetric quadrangulations and triangulations
Observe that quadrangular k -dissections can only exist for even k . A map is said to be simple if it has no multiple edges; a d-angular k -dissection is called irreducible if the interior of every cycle of length at most d is a face. 1.2.
On symmetric quadrangulations and triangulations
Hence there is a canonical way of plugging a rooted 2-dissection in the (rooted) 2-cycle obtained by opening the marked edge of a map in T − .
On symmetric quadrangulations and triangulations
Herschlag, Dissecting eukaryotic translation and its control by ribosome density mapping, Nucl.
Template-directed biopolymerization: tape-copying Turing machines
Finally, inner-edge rooted dissections invariant under the fourth kind of mapping are composed out of two independently chosen non-empty reflective outer-edge rooted dissections, joined at the root-edge.
Enumeration of Unlabeled Outerplanar Graphs
For the reflections, the outer-edge rooted dissections attached to corresponding pairs of edges must be the same, while the outer-edge rooted dissection that is mapped to itself must be reflective.
Enumeration of Unlabeled Outerplanar Graphs
Cureton and Kuttler have used a numerical approach (which is essentially the Conformal Mapping Method of ), to obtain quite precise values for selected eigenvalues of regular polygons and of the figures obtained by the dissection.
Spectroscopy of drums and quantum billiards: perturbative and non-perturbative results