Chart meaning

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The definition of a chart is a graph, table or diagram, or a map for air or marine navigation.

An example of a chart is the percentiles showing the growth of babies nationwide.

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A sheet presenting information in the form of graphs or tables.
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To plan (something) in detail.

Is charting a course to destruction.

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To make a chart of.
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(intransitive, of a record or artist) To appear on a hit-recording chart.

The song has charted for 15 weeks!

The band first charted in 1994.

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A listing of best-selling recorded music or other items.

A hit single that reached number 3 on the charts.

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To be ranked on a chart of best-selling items.

A song that charted at the number one position last week.

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A map, esp. one prepared for use in marine or air navigation.
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An outline map on which special information, as on weather conditions or economic resources, is plotted geographically.
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To make a chart of; map; outline.
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To plot (a course) on, or by reference to, a chart or charts.
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To plan (a course of action)
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To show by, on, or as by a chart.
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A map.
  • A map illustrating the geography of a specific phenomenon.
  • A navigator's map.
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A systematic non-narrative presentation of data.
  • A tabular presentation of data; a table.
  • A record of a patient's diagnosis, care instructions, and recent history.
    I snuck a look at his chart. It doesn't look good.
  • A ranked listing of competitors, as of recorded music.
    They're at the top of the charts again this week.
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(topology) A subspace of a manifold used as part of an atlas.
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To draw a chart or map of.
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To draw or figure out (a route or plan).

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

We are on a course for disaster without having charted it.

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To record systematically.
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A map showing coastlines, water depths, or other information of use to navigators.
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An outline map on which specific information, such as scientific data, can be plotted.
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off the charts
  • in excess of normal standards or expectations
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of chart

  • Obsolete French charte from Latin charta sheet of paper made from papyrus card1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French charte (“card, map”), from Late Latin charta (“paper, card, map”), Latin ("papyrus, writing"), from Ancient Greek χάρτης (khartēs, “papyrus, thin sheet”).

    From Wiktionary