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Definition of "chart" []

  • A map showing coastlines, water depths, or other information of use to navigators. (noun)
  • An outline map on which specific information, such as scientific data, can be plotted. (noun)
  • A sheet presenting information in the form of graphs or tables. (noun)
  • See graph1. (noun)
  • A listing of best-selling recorded music or other items. Often used in the plural: A hit single that reached number 3 on the charts. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "chart" in a sentence
  • "The word chart of Obama's address is viewable here at The Nation, where this piece was first published."
  • "But this chart is a good example of decreasing marginal returns on investment."
  • "The first set of numbers in the chart is the "early" admit rate at the college."