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chart

chart

 
 
pronunciation:
chart
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sheet that gives information in the form of a graph or table.
Their mother made a chart showing what chores each child had to do each day.
 
synonyms:
graph, table
similar words:
blueprint, drawing, figure, illustration, plan, plate
definition 2: a map used to guide a ship across water or an airplane through the skies.
The sixteenth century sea captain used his charts, his compass, and the stars to navigate his ship.
similar words:
map, plan
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: charted, charting, charts
definition 1: to make a map of or record the measurements of.
Captain Cook charted many of the South Sea islands.The students are charting the position of the moon at particular times throughout the month.
synonyms:
map
similar words:
fathom, measure, plumb, record, sound, survey
definition 2: to show on a table or graph.
On this page the author charts changes in temperature.
synonyms:
diagram
similar words:
depict, draw up, list, plot, portray, represent
derivations: chartable (adj.), chartless (adj.)
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