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pie chart

noun
1.
a graphic representation of quantitative information by means of a circle divided into sectors, in which the relative sizes of the areas (or central angles) of the sectors correspond to the relative sizes or proportions of the quantities.
Also called circle graph, pie graph.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
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Examples from the web for pie chart
  • The pie chart and graph reflect only those cases where foreclosure mediation has occurred.
  • Imagine a pie chart, it's astounding to compare population sizes to each other.
  • Everyone is impressed with his pie chart, even though you are sure no one really understands it.
  • The public, they believed, would make rational decisions if only it had the right pie chart or statistical table.
  • Such maps are handy for showing a large number of data values that would visually overcomplicate a pie chart.
  • It has a handy pie chart to show the relative magnitude of the deadly perils that befall our fair citizenry.
  • Additionally, this pie chart represents materials disposed and does not include materials recycled.
  • Each and every elementary school student at some point learns how to read and construct a pie chart.
British Dictionary definitions for pie chart

pie chart

noun
1.
a circular graph divided into sectors proportional to the magnitudes of the quantities represented
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Contemporary definitions for pie chart
noun

See pie graph

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