chart

[[t]tʃɑ͟ː(r)t[/t]]
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charts, charting, charted
1) N-COUNT A chart is a diagram, picture, or graph which is intended to make information easier to understand.
See also , flow chart, pie chart

Male unemployment was 14.2%, compared with 5.8% for women (see chart on next page)...

The chart below shows our top 10 choices.

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2) N-COUNT A chart is a map of the sea or stars.

...charts of Greek waters.

3) VERB If you chart an area of land, sea, or sky, or a feature in that area, you make a map of the area or show the feature in it.

[V n] Portuguese explorers had charted the west coast of Africa as far as Sierra Leone...

[V n] Ptolemy charted more than 1000 stars in 48 constellations...

[V n] These seas have been well charted.

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4) N-COUNT: usu pl The charts are the official lists that show which pop records have sold the most copies each week.

This album confirmed The Orb's status as national stars, going straight to Number One in the charts...

They topped both the US singles and album charts at the same time.

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5) VERB If you chart the development or progress of something, you observe it and record or show it. You can also say that a report or graph charts the development or progress of something.

[V n] One GP has charted a dramatic rise in local childhood asthma since the M25 was built nearby...

[V n] This magnificent show charts his meteoric rise from `small town' country singer to top international Rock idol...

[V n] Bulletin boards charted each executive's progress.

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6) VERB If a person or plan charts a course of action, they describe what should be done in order to achieve something or to make progress in the future. [FORMAL]

[V n] We've charted a possible way forward...

[V n] NATO had charted a new course for stability and cooperation in Europe...

[V n] Your future is already neatly planned and charted.

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English dictionary. 2008.

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  • chart — n Chart, map, graph are comparable as nouns meaning a graphic and explanatory representation by means of lines, dots, colors, and symbols of something incapable of verbal or pictorial representation (because too large, too detailed, or too… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Chart — (ch[aum]rt; k[aum]rt Obs.), 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chart — 〈[tʃa:(r)t] m. 1 oder m. 11〉 grafische Darstellung od. Diagramm von Zahlenreihen o. Ä., z. B. Säulendiagramm, Kurve; →a. Charts [engl.] * * * Chart [t̮ʃa:ɐ̯t , t̮ʃart ], der od. das; s, s [engl. chart < frz. charte, ↑ Charte]: 1 …   Universal-Lexikon

  • chart — chart; chart·less; chart·og·ra·pher; chart·ol·o·gy; chart·om·e·ter; chart·og·ra·phist; …   English syllables

  • chart — [chärt] n. [OFr < ML carta: see CARD1] 1. a map, esp. one prepared for use in marine or air navigation 2. an outline map on which special information, as on weather conditions or economic resources, is plotted geographically 3. a) a group of… …   English World dictionary

  • Chart — Chart, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Charted}.] To lay down in a chart; to map; to delineate; as, to chart a coast. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chart — (aus dem englischen: Diagramm) wird zur graphischen Darstellung von Zahlenreihen verwendet, insbesondere für: verschiedene Besten oder Verkaufslisten, siehe etwa Musikcharts Darstellung von Börsenkursen, siehe Chartanalyse das Flipchart als… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • chart — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mż I, Mc. chartrcie {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} pies używany dawniej w Polsce do polowań, odznaczający się wąską głową, wysmukłą budową ciała, długimi umięśnionymi łapami, wysokim… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • chart — s.f.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS fin. diagramma dell andamento delle quotazioni in borsa {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: sec. XX. ETIMO: ingl. chart propr. carta, mappa , dal fr. charte, dal lat. charta …   Dizionario italiano

  • chart — CEART/ s. n. reprezentare grafică a evoluţiei cursului şi a cifrelor de afaceri ale unei acţiuni pe o perioadă dată. (< engl. chart) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • Chart — [tʃart] der od. das; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. chart »Schaubild, Tabelle«, dies aus (mittel)fr. charte, vgl. ↑Charte> grafische Darstellung von Zahlenreihen; vgl. ↑Charts …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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