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Meaning of CHART

Pronunciation:  chârt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a map designed to assist navigation by air or sea
  2. [n]  a visual display of information
  3. [v]  plan in detail
  4. [v]  make a chart of; "chart the territory"

CHART is a 5 letter word that starts with C.


 See Also: bar chart, bar graph, color chart, eye chart, flip chart, illustration, map, map, naval chart, navigational chart, organization chart, pie chart, pilot chart, plan, plot, profile, star chart



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Chart\, n. [A doublet of card: cf. F. charte charter,
    carte card. See {Card}, and cf. {Charter}.]
    1. 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.
    2. 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.
    3. A written deed; a charter.
    {Globular chart}, a chart constructed on a globular
       projection. See under {Globular}.
    {Heliographic chart}, a map of the sun with its spots.
    {Mercator's chart}, a chart constructed on the principle of
       Mercator's projection. See {Projection}.
    {Plane chart}, a representation of some part of the
       superficies of the globe, in which its spherical form is
       disregarded, the meridians being drawn parallel to each
       other, and the parallels of latitude at equal distances.
    {Selenographic chart}, a map representing the surface of the
    {Topographic chart}, a minute delineation of a limited place
       or region.
  2. \Chart\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Charted}.]
    To lay down in a chart; to map; to delineate; as, to chart a
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: This Latin term, which is frequently used in medicine, means "a little paper".
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