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Definitions for chart
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chart(noun)

    a visual display of information

  2. chart(verb)

    a map designed to assist navigation by air or sea

  3. chart(verb)

    make a chart of

    "chart the territory"

  4. chart(verb)

    plan in detail

    "Bush is charting a course to destroy Saddam Hussein"

  5. graph, chart(verb)

    represent by means of a graph

    "chart the data"

Wiktionary

  1. chart(Noun)

    A map for a very particular purpose, such as shipping or aeroplanes/airplanes, showing information useful for that purpose and ignoring most other information.

    Etymology: From Greek chartes, Latin carta, chart.

  2. chart(Noun)

    A subspace of a manifold used as part of an atlas

    Etymology: From Greek chartes, Latin carta, chart.

  3. chart(Noun)

    A graphical presentation of something.

    Etymology: From Greek chartes, Latin carta, chart.

  4. chart(Verb)

    To draw a chart or map.

    Etymology: From Greek chartes, Latin carta, chart.

  5. chart(Verb)

    To draw or figure out a route or plan.

    "Let's chart how we're going to get from here to there."

    Etymology: From Greek chartes, Latin carta, chart.

  6. chart(Verb)

    (Of a record) To appear on a hit-recording chart.

    "The song has charted for 1500 weeks!"

    Etymology: From Greek chartes, Latin carta, chart.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chart(noun)

    a sheet of paper, pasteboard, or the like, on which information is exhibited, esp. when the information is arranged in tabular form; as, an historical chart

    Etymology: [A doublet of card: cf. F. charte charter, carte card. See Card, and cf. Charter.]

  2. Chart(noun)

    a map; esp., a hydrographic or marine map; a map on which is projected a portion of water and the land which it surrounds, or by which it is surrounded, intended especially for the use of seamen; as, the United States Coast Survey charts; the English Admiralty charts

    Etymology: [A doublet of card: cf. F. charte charter, carte card. See Card, and cf. Charter.]

  3. Chart(noun)

    a written deed; a charter

    Etymology: [A doublet of card: cf. F. charte charter, carte card. See Card, and cf. Charter.]

  4. Chart(verb)

    to lay down in a chart; to map; to delineate; as, to chart a coast

    Etymology: [A doublet of card: cf. F. charte charter, carte card. See Card, and cf. Charter.]

Freebase

  1. Chart

    A chart is a graphical representation of data, in which "the data is represented by symbols, such as bars in a bar chart, lines in a line chart, or slices in a pie chart". A chart can represent tabular numeric data, functions or some kinds of qualitative structure and provides different info The term "chart" as a graphical representation of data has multiple meanings: ⁕A data chart is a type of diagram or graph, that organizes and represents a set of numerical or qualitative data. ⁕Maps that are adorned with extra information for some specific purpose are often known as charts, such as a nautical chart or aeronautical chart. ⁕Other domain specific constructs are sometimes called charts, such as the chord chart in music notation or a record chart for album popularity. Charts are often used to ease understanding of large quantities of data and the relationships between parts of the data. Charts can usually be read more quickly than the raw data that they are produced from. They are used in a wide variety of fields, and can be created by hand or by computer using a charting application. Certain types of charts are more useful for presenting a given data set than others. For example, data that presents percentages in different groups are often displayed in a pie chart, but may be more easily understood when presented in a horizontal bar chart. On the other hand, data that represents numbers that change over a period of time might be best shown as a line chart.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chart

    chärt, n. a marine or hydrographical map, exhibiting a portion of a sea or other water, with the islands, coasts of contiguous land, soundings, currents, &c: an outline-map, or a tabular statement giving information of any kind.—adjs. Chartā′ceous; Chart′less. [O. Fr. charte—L. charta, a paper.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. chart

    A hydrographical map, or a projection of some part of the earth's superficies in plano, for the use of navigators, further distinguished as plane-charts, Mercator's charts, globular charts, and the bottle or current chart, to aid in the investigation of surface currents (all which see). A selenographic chart represents the moon, especially as seen by the aid of photography and Mr. De la Rue's arrangement.

Editors Contribution

  1. chart

    A type of map or navigational drawing.

    The chart was very helpful to the pilots as an element of their training. They were all successful in their exam.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 14, 2020  
  2. chart

    A visual display of data, facts, information, research or statistics.

    The company loved to use flow charts to present data and information at board of director meetings.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 14, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'chart' in Nouns Frequency: #1515

Anagrams for chart »

  1. trach

  2. ratch

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How to say chart in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chart in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chart in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of chart in a Sentence

  1. President Barack Obama:

    These decisions will also help promote human rights and freedom in a country where we have had little influence for too long, i am proud of the quick, but no doubt difficult, work our President has done to chart a new course in our relationship with Cuba, and I wholeheartedly support his efforts to tear down the walls that separate us.

  2. State John Kerry:

    The challenge that we face in Syria today is nothing less than to chart a course out of hell.

  3. Julian Emmanuel:

    If you look at the small business confidence chart it is hard to make the case you are going to go higher, and if you don't, it is hard to make the case that smallcaps stocks aren't going to underperform, then you throw on top of it the seasonality.

  4. Ould Cheikh Ahmed:

    I will start working immediately with the government of Yemen, the Houthis and other stakeholders to agree on the agenda, date and format for these talks, i hope that these first face-to-face talks will chart a course towards a rapid end to the fighting, the resumption of political dialogue, and Yemen's return to an orderly and peaceful political transition.

  5. Elton John:

    On the [ American radio ] chart, which is the middle-of-the-road chart, Ed Sheeran is still No. 1 and Shape Of You is still in the chart, it’s like, ‘ Why ?

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