scatter diagram - Business Definition
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A chart that displays two sets of data, one represented on the horizontal axis and the other on the vertical axis. Each observation is represented by a dot on the chart. Scatter diagrams are used to study possible relationships between two variables.
scatter diagram - Computer Definition
A graph plotted with dots or some other symbol at each data point. Also called a "scatter plot" or "dot chart."