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chart meaning

[ tʃɑ:t ] Pronunciation:   "chart" in a sentence
  • Noun: chart  chaa(r)t
    1. A visual display of information 
    2. A map designed to assist navigation by air or sea
    Verb: chart  chaa(r)t
    1. Make a chart of
      "chart the territory" 
    2. Plan in detail
      "Bush is charting a course to destroy Saddam Hussein" 
    3. Represent by means of a graph
      "chart the data"
      - graph

    Derived forms: charted, charts, charting

    See also: chartist

    Type of: interpret, map, plan, represent, visual communication

    Encyclopedia: Chart


  • [American slang]
    n. a musical score. (Musicians.)
    • Come on, man! Look at the chart! You're making clinkers like hotcakes.
    • Lemme borrow your chart for a while, okay?


  • [Business]
    AmE / noun, verb

    noun [C]

    BAR CHART, BREAK-EVEN CHART, FLIP CHART, FLOW CHART, GANTT CHART, LINE CHART, OPERATION PROCESS CHART, ORGANIZATION CHART, PIE CHART

    1

    a page or sheet of information in the form of diagrams, lists of figures, etc:

    a sales chart (= showing the level of a company's sales)

    The chart shows the growth of exports and imports over the last 30 years. See note at GRAPH

    ❖ to draw/make/produce a chart

    ◆ the chart depicts/shows sth

    2 (especially AmE) = GRAPH

    verb [+ obj]

    1

    to record or follow the progress or development of sb/sth:

    The software allows you to chart how a particular product is selling at any given moment.

    2

    to plan a course of action:

    We must chart a new course to win more customers.

    The presentation charted the company's goals for the next four years.


  • [Medicine]
    n
    1 : a sheet giving information esp. in tabular form; esp : a record of medical information for a patient
    2 : GRAPH
    3 : a sheet of paper ruled and graduated for use in a recording instrument — chart vt

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  1. a recorder pen makes a mark on a chart.
  2. he spread out several facsimile weather charts.
  3. the captain tapped the blue and yellow chart.
  4. the two admirals bent over the chart.
  5. charts should therefore be printed on tough paper.

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