chart chart  /ˈtʃɑrt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a visual display of information
  2. (n) a map designed to assist navigation by air or sea
  3. (v) make a chart of
  4. (v) plan in detail
  5. (v) represent by means of a graph

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  • The dramatic chart Nancy Pelosi's office put out comparing job losses so far in the current recession with those in 2001 and 1990-1991 has gotten a lot of play in the Internets.

News

  1. Penn State football depth chart shows no clear starter at QB

    Penn State's depth chart shows a battle at quarterback between Tyler Ferguson and Christian Hackenberg even though Hackenberg hasn't taken part in a single practice.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  2. Infographic: This Chart Will Turn You Into A White Wine Snob

    A handy chart offers 20 new ways to talk about el vino blanco. Not too long ago I met a winemaker who said, “I believe all grapes would be red if they could.” Harsh words if you happen to be a white grape. Say we chalk it up to a simple misunderstanding, in which case this infographic from graphic designer Sean Seidell should provide some clarity. Seidell, who has created equally intricate maps ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

  3. CHART OF THE DAY: There's One Chart Responsible For The Tectonic Shift In Global Markets

    It's the most important chart in the world right now: real interest rates in the United States. Real interest rates are just nominal interest rates (the rate you see on a 10-year Treasury bond, for example) adjusted for inflation.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Insider

Quotes

  1. "I call on all nations in this region to release their prisoners of conscience, open up their political debate and trust their people to chart their future," Bush said.
    on May 18, 2008 By: President Bush Source: FOXNews

  2. North Korea, Mr. Gates said, had a choice: "To continue as a destitute, international pariah, or chart a new course."
    on May 29, 2009 By: Robert Gates Source: New York Times

  3. "Obviously, the ratings will be off the chart," PGA Tour player Heath Slocum said. "It will be interesting to watch -- not only the reaction from him, but from the fans, the media, the players. I would venture to say he might be nervous."
    on Mar 16, 2010 By: Heath Slocum Source: ESPN

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