chart

[chahrt]
noun
1.
a sheet exhibiting information in tabular form.
2.
a graphic representation, as by curves, of a dependent variable, as temperature, price, etc.; graph.
3.
a map, especially a hydrographic or marine map.
4.
an outline map showing special conditions or facts: a weather chart.
5.
Astrology, horoscope ( def 1 ).
6.
Jazz. a musical arrangement.
7.
the charts, ratings of the popularity of popular-music records, usually based on nationwide sales for a given week: Their album is number three on the charts this week.
verb (used with object)
8.
to make a chart of.
9.
to plan: to chart a course of action.
10.
Informal. to rank in the charts: The new song gets charted number four this week.
Idioms
11.
off the charts, greatly exceeding the general level or average: Demand for the new phone is off the charts. Also, off the chart.

Origin:
1565–75; < Middle French charte < Latin c(h)arta; see charta

chartable, adjective
prechart, verb (used with object)
precharted, adjective
rechart, verb (used with object)
well-charted, adjective

charted, chartered.


3. See map. 9. draft, outline, draw up.
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chart.

(in prescriptions) a paper.

Origin:
< Latin charta

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chart (tʃɑːt)
 
n
1.  a map designed to aid navigation by sea or air
2.  an outline map, esp one on which weather information is plotted
3.  a sheet giving graphical, tabular, or diagrammatical information
4.  another name for graph
5.  astrology another word for horoscope
6.  informal the charts the lists produced weekly from various sources of the bestselling pop singles and albums or the most popular videos
 
vb
7.  (tr) to make a chart of
8.  (tr) to make a detailed plan of
9.  (tr) to plot or outline the course of
10.  (intr) (of a record or video) to appear in the charts (sense 6)
 
[C16: from Latin, from Greek khartēs papyrus, literally: something on which to make marks; related to Greek kharattein to engrave]
 
'chartable
 
adj

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Word Origin & History

chart
1571, "map for the use of navigators," from M.Fr. charte "card, map," from L. charta (see card (n.)). The verb is from 1851. The M.Fr. form originally served for all senses in Eng., but after 14c. It. carta supplanted it for "playing card," etc.; while from 16c. Fr. charte
became the accepted term for "map."
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chart (chärt)
n.

  1. A recording, in tabular form, of clinical data relating to a case.

  2. A group of symbols of graduated size for measuring visual acuity.

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
CHART
continuous hyperfractionated accelerated radiotherapy
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