bar graph

noun
a graph using parallel bars of varying lengths, as to illustrate comparative costs, exports, birth-rates, etc.
Also called bar chart.


Origin:
1920–25

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bar graph
 
n
bar chart, Also called: bar diagram a graph consisting of vertical or horizontal bars whose lengths are proportional to amounts or quantities

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Example sentences
Students can make a bar graph to accompany the map naming the exploited regions
  involved and their approximate acreage.
Climate graphs combine precipitation data in a bar graph with temperature data
  in a line graph.
The stall has a small flat-screen monitor with a bar graph depicting the
  percentage of buttons sold by candidate.
The gray sections of the bar graph represent coyotes.
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