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chart

  

      n  
1    a map designed to aid navigation by sea or air  
2    an outline map, esp. one on which weather information is plotted  
3    a sheet giving graphical, tabular, or diagrammatical information  
4       another name for       graph       1  
5      (Astrology)      another word for       horoscope       3  
6    the charts  
Informal   the lists produced weekly from various sources of the bestselling pop singles and albums or the most popular videos  
      vb  
7    tr   to make a chart of  
8    tr   to make a detailed plan of  
9    tr   to plot or outline the course of  
10    intr   (of a record or video) to appear in the charts (sense 6)  
     (C16: from Latin, from Greek khartes papyrus, literally: something on which to make marks; related to Greek kharattein to engrave)  
  chartable      adj  


bar chart  
      n      another name for       bar graph  
breakeven chart  
      n     (Accounting)   a graph measuring the value of an enterprise's revenue and costs against some index of its activity, such as percentage capacity. The intersection of the total revenue and total cost curves gives the breakeven point  
control chart  
      n     (Statistics)   a chart on which observed values of a variable are plotted, usually against the expected value of the variable and its allowable deviation, so that excessive variations in the quality, quantity, etc., of the variable can be detected  
flip chart  
      n   a pad, containing large sheets of paper that can be easily turned over, mounted on a stand and used to present reports, data, etc.  
flow chart   , sheet  
      n   a diagrammatic representation of the sequence of operations or equipment in an industrial process, computer program, etc.  
Gantt chart  
      n   a chart showing, in horizontal lines, activity planned to take place during specified periods, which are indicated in vertical bands  
     (C20: named after Henry L. Gantt (1861--1919), US management consultant)  
lap-chart  
      n     (Motor racing)   a log of every lap covered by each car in a race, showing the exact position throughout  
organization chart  
      n   a diagram representing the management structure of a company, showing the responsibilities of each department, the relationships of the departments to each other, and the hierarchy of management  
pie chart  
      n   a circular graph divided into sectors proportional to the magnitudes of the quantities represented  
plane chart  
      n   a chart used in plane sailing, in which the lines of latitude and longitude are straight and parallel  
Z chart  
      n     (Statistics)   a chart often used in industry and constructed by plotting on it three series: monthly, weekly, or daily data, the moving annual total, and the cumulative total dating from the beginning of the current year  
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graph  
      n  
1      (Also called)    chart          a drawing depicting the relation between certain sets of numbers or quantities by means of a series of dots, lines, etc., plotted with reference to a set of axes  
   See also       bar graph  
2      (Maths)   a drawing depicting a functional relation between two or three variables by means of a curve or surface containing only those points whose coordinates satisfy the relation  
3      (Linguistics)   a symbol in a writing system not further subdivisible into other such symbols  
      vb  
4    tr   to draw or represent in a graph  
     (C19: short for graphic formula)  


bar chart  
      n      another name for       bar graph  
breakeven chart  
      n     (Accounting)   a graph measuring the value of an enterprise's revenue and costs against some index of its activity, such as percentage capacity. The intersection of the total revenue and total cost curves gives the breakeven point  
chart         
      n  
1    a map designed to aid navigation by sea or air  
2    an outline map, esp. one on which weather information is plotted  
3    a sheet giving graphical, tabular, or diagrammatical information  
4       another name for       graph       1  
5      (Astrology)      another word for       horoscope       3  
6    the charts  
Informal   the lists produced weekly from various sources of the bestselling pop singles and albums or the most popular videos  
      vb  
7    tr   to make a chart of  
8    tr   to make a detailed plan of  
9    tr   to plot or outline the course of  
10    intr   (of a record or video) to appear in the charts (sense 6)  
     (C16: from Latin, from Greek khartes papyrus, literally: something on which to make marks; related to Greek kharattein to engrave)  
  chartable      adj  
control chart  
      n     (Statistics)   a chart on which observed values of a variable are plotted, usually against the expected value of the variable and its allowable deviation, so that excessive variations in the quality, quantity, etc., of the variable can be detected  
flip chart  
      n   a pad, containing large sheets of paper that can be easily turned over, mounted on a stand and used to present reports, data, etc.  
flow chart   , sheet  
      n   a diagrammatic representation of the sequence of operations or equipment in an industrial process, computer program, etc.  
Gantt chart  
      n   a chart showing, in horizontal lines, activity planned to take place during specified periods, which are indicated in vertical bands  
     (C20: named after Henry L. Gantt (1861--1919), US management consultant)  
lap-chart  
      n     (Motor racing)   a log of every lap covered by each car in a race, showing the exact position throughout  
organization chart  
      n   a diagram representing the management structure of a company, showing the responsibilities of each department, the relationships of the departments to each other, and the hierarchy of management  
pie chart  
      n   a circular graph divided into sectors proportional to the magnitudes of the quantities represented  
plane chart  
      n   a chart used in plane sailing, in which the lines of latitude and longitude are straight and parallel  
Z chart  
      n     (Statistics)   a chart often used in industry and constructed by plotting on it three series: monthly, weekly, or daily data, the moving annual total, and the cumulative total dating from the beginning of the current year  

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horoscope  
      n  
1    the prediction of a person's future based on a comparison of the zodiacal data for the time of birth with the data from the period under consideration  
2    the configuration of the planets, the sun, and the moon in the sky at a particular moment  
3      (Also called)    chart          a diagram showing the positions of the planets, sun, moon, etc., at a particular time and place  
     (Old English horoscopus, from Latin, from Greek horoskopos ascendant birth sign, from hora hour + -scope)  
  horoscopic      adj  


bar chart  
      n      another name for       bar graph  
breakeven chart  
      n     (Accounting)   a graph measuring the value of an enterprise's revenue and costs against some index of its activity, such as percentage capacity. The intersection of the total revenue and total cost curves gives the breakeven point  
chart         
      n  
1    a map designed to aid navigation by sea or air  
2    an outline map, esp. one on which weather information is plotted  
3    a sheet giving graphical, tabular, or diagrammatical information  
4       another name for       graph       1  
5      (Astrology)      another word for       horoscope       3  
6    the charts  
Informal   the lists produced weekly from various sources of the bestselling pop singles and albums or the most popular videos  
      vb  
7    tr   to make a chart of  
8    tr   to make a detailed plan of  
9    tr   to plot or outline the course of  
10    intr   (of a record or video) to appear in the charts (sense 6)  
     (C16: from Latin, from Greek khartes papyrus, literally: something on which to make marks; related to Greek kharattein to engrave)  
  chartable      adj  
control chart  
      n     (Statistics)   a chart on which observed values of a variable are plotted, usually against the expected value of the variable and its allowable deviation, so that excessive variations in the quality, quantity, etc., of the variable can be detected  
flip chart  
      n   a pad, containing large sheets of paper that can be easily turned over, mounted on a stand and used to present reports, data, etc.  
flow chart   , sheet  
      n   a diagrammatic representation of the sequence of operations or equipment in an industrial process, computer program, etc.  
Gantt chart  
      n   a chart showing, in horizontal lines, activity planned to take place during specified periods, which are indicated in vertical bands  
     (C20: named after Henry L. Gantt (1861--1919), US management consultant)  
lap-chart  
      n     (Motor racing)   a log of every lap covered by each car in a race, showing the exact position throughout  
organization chart  
      n   a diagram representing the management structure of a company, showing the responsibilities of each department, the relationships of the departments to each other, and the hierarchy of management  
pie chart  
      n   a circular graph divided into sectors proportional to the magnitudes of the quantities represented  
plane chart  
      n   a chart used in plane sailing, in which the lines of latitude and longitude are straight and parallel  
Z chart  
      n     (Statistics)   a chart often used in industry and constructed by plotting on it three series: monthly, weekly, or daily data, the moving annual total, and the cumulative total dating from the beginning of the current year  

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weather map   , chart         
      n   a synoptic chart showing weather conditions, compiled from simultaneous observations taken at various weather stations  


bar chart  
      n      another name for       bar graph  
breakeven chart  
      n     (Accounting)   a graph measuring the value of an enterprise's revenue and costs against some index of its activity, such as percentage capacity. The intersection of the total revenue and total cost curves gives the breakeven point  
chart         
      n  
1    a map designed to aid navigation by sea or air  
2    an outline map, esp. one on which weather information is plotted  
3    a sheet giving graphical, tabular, or diagrammatical information  
4       another name for       graph       1  
5      (Astrology)      another word for       horoscope       3  
6    the charts  
Informal   the lists produced weekly from various sources of the bestselling pop singles and albums or the most popular videos  
      vb  
7    tr   to make a chart of  
8    tr   to make a detailed plan of  
9    tr   to plot or outline the course of  
10    intr   (of a record or video) to appear in the charts (sense 6)  
     (C16: from Latin, from Greek khartes papyrus, literally: something on which to make marks; related to Greek kharattein to engrave)  
  chartable      adj  
control chart  
      n     (Statistics)   a chart on which observed values of a variable are plotted, usually against the expected value of the variable and its allowable deviation, so that excessive variations in the quality, quantity, etc., of the variable can be detected  
flip chart  
      n   a pad, containing large sheets of paper that can be easily turned over, mounted on a stand and used to present reports, data, etc.  
flow chart   , sheet  
      n   a diagrammatic representation of the sequence of operations or equipment in an industrial process, computer program, etc.  
Gantt chart  
      n   a chart showing, in horizontal lines, activity planned to take place during specified periods, which are indicated in vertical bands  
     (C20: named after Henry L. Gantt (1861--1919), US management consultant)  
lap-chart  
      n     (Motor racing)   a log of every lap covered by each car in a race, showing the exact position throughout  
organization chart  
      n   a diagram representing the management structure of a company, showing the responsibilities of each department, the relationships of the departments to each other, and the hierarchy of management  
pie chart  
      n   a circular graph divided into sectors proportional to the magnitudes of the quantities represented  
plane chart  
      n   a chart used in plane sailing, in which the lines of latitude and longitude are straight and parallel  
Z chart  
      n     (Statistics)   a chart often used in industry and constructed by plotting on it three series: monthly, weekly, or daily data, the moving annual total, and the cumulative total dating from the beginning of the current year  

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chart

  
1   
      n   blueprint, diagram, graph, map, plan, table, tabulation  
2   
      vb   delineate, draft, graph, map out, outline, plot, shape, sketch  

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