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scatter diagram

noun, Statistics.
1.
a graphic representation of bivariate data as a set of points in the plane that have Cartesian coordinates equal to corresponding values of the two variates.
Also called scattergram
[skat-er-gram] /ˈskæt ərˌgræm/ (Show IPA),
scattergraph
[skat-er-graf, -grahf] /ˈskæt ərˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/ (Show IPA),
scatterplot
[skat-er-plot] /ˈskæt ərˌplɒt/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
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British Dictionary definitions for scatterplot

scatter diagram

noun
1.
(statistics) a graph that plots along two axes at right angles to each other the relationship between two variable quantities, such as height and weight
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