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  1. chart
  2. noun

    • 1. a sheet of information in the form of a table, graph, or diagram:

      a chart showing how much do-it-yourself costs compared with retail
    • 2. a weekly listing of the current best-selling pop records:

      she topped the charts for eight weeks
      Synonym : hit parade, top twenty, list, listing, league, catalog, index
    • 3. a geographical map or plan, especially one used for navigation by sea or air:

      a chart of the English coast
    • 4. a written record of information about a patient:

      scribbled on a patient's chart
    • 5. a map showing the positions of the planets at the time of someone's birth, from which astrologers are said to be able to deduce character or potential.


  3. Variation

    • v.: verb: chart, 3rd person present: charts, gerund or present participle: charting, past tense: charted, past participle: charted

    • noun

      a sheet of information in the form of a table, graph, or diagram:

      a weekly listing of the current bestselling pop records:

    • verb

      make a map of (an area):

      plot (a course) on a chart:

    • noun

      a diagram of the sequence of movements or actions of people or things involved in a complex system or activity.

      a graphical representation of a computer program in relation to its sequence of functions (as distinct from the data it processes).

    • noun

      another term for bar graph
    • noun

      a large pad of paper bound so that each page can be turned over at the top to reveal the next, used on a stand at presentations.
    • noun

      a type of graph in which a circle is divided into sectors that each represent a proportion of the whole:
    • noun

      a chart or poster designed for display on a wall as a teaching aid or source of information.
    • adjective

      (of a popular singer, group, or recording) having reached the top of the music charts.
    • noun

      a graphic representation of the structure of an organization showing the relationships of the positions or jobs within it.
    • noun

      a chart in which a series of horizontal lines shows the amount of work done or production completed in certain periods of time in relation to the amount planned for those periods.
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