chart

Definitions

  • Chart of Currents and Rocks
    Chart of Currents and Rocks
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v chart plan in detail "Bush is charting a course to destroy Saddam Hussein"
    • v chart make a chart of "chart the territory"
    • v chart represent by means of a graph "chart the data"
    • n chart a map designed to assist navigation by air or sea
    • n chart a visual display of information
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In astrology, synastry is the comparison of natal charts to forecast how people will interact.
    • Chart A map; esp., a hydrographic or marine map; a map on which is projected a portion of water and the land which it surrounds, or by which it is surrounded, intended especially for the use of seamen; as, the United States Coast Survey charts; the English Admiralty charts .
    • Chart A sheet of paper, pasteboard, or the like, on which information is exhibited, esp. when the information is arranged in tabular form; as, an historical chart .
    • Chart A written deed; a charter.
    • v. t Chart To lay down in a chart; to map; to delineate; as, to chart a coast.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The Beatles' 1st song to hit the UK charts was "From Me to You" in June, 1963.
    • n chart map; a draft or projection on paper of some part of the earth's surface; specifically, a hydrographical or marine map showing the coasts, islands, rocks, banks, channels, or entrances into harbors, rivers, and bays, the points of the compass, soundings or depth of water, etc., to regulate the courses of ships in their voyages.
    • n chart A sheet of any kind on which information is exhibited in a methodical or tabulated form: as, a historical chart; a genealogical chart; a chart of the kings of England.
    • n chart A written deed or charter.
    • n chart See projection.
    • n chart Synonyms Chart, Map. As the words are commonly used, a chart is a draft of some navigable water with its connected land-surface; a map is a draft of some portion of land with its connected water-surface, either as a separate work or as a division of a general geographical atlas.
    • chart To lay down or delineate on a chart or map; map out: as, to chart a coast.
    • chart To make charts.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Dark Side of The Moon (a Pink Floyd album) stayed on the top 200 Billboard charts for 741 weeks! That is 14 years.
    • n Chart chärt a marine or hydrographical map, exhibiting a portion of a sea or other water, with the islands, coasts of contiguous land, soundings, currents, &c: an outline-map, or a tabular statement giving information of any kind
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Quotations

  • Joseph Cook
    Joseph Cook
    “Conscience is our magnetic compass; reason our chart.”
  • Carl Schurz
    Carl Schurz
    “Ideals are like the stars: we never reach them, but like the mariners of the sea, we chart our course by them.”
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    “A goose flies by a chart which the Royal Geographical Society could not mend.”
  • Adlai E. Stevenson
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    “We can chart our future clearly and wisely only when we know the path which has led to the present.”

Idioms

Off the chart - If something goes off the chart, it far exceeds the normal standards, good or bad, for something.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
A doublet of card,: cf. F. charte, charter, carte, card. See Card, and cf. Charter
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. charte—L. charta, a paper.

Usage

In literature:

Columbus had prepared a chart by which to sail.
"Notable Voyagers" by W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
It is necessary to chart the variations of the magnetic needle for the use of the navigator.
"Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania" by Jewett Castello Gilson
Doc found the old man and the mate looking over charts under a hand-light in the chart house.
"The U-boat hunters" by James B. Connolly
He backed out of the big ship and consulted the charts of the lifeboat.
"The Pirates of Ersatz" by Murray Leinster
Within an hour he had produced a chart that was simply astounding.
"Disturbing Sun" by Robert Shirley Richardson
I don't find any decided ocean current laid down on the charts of the southern and western portions of the China Sea.
"Four Young Explorers" by Oliver Optic
On another chart, however, they found something that claimed a moment's attention.
"Across the Spanish Main" by Harry Collingwood
If he has, request him to be good enough to bring it, with the chart, to me, here, on the quarter-deck.
"A Middy of the King" by Harry Collingwood
He had profited by an attentive study of the current chart, and gained a day.
"Freaks of Fortune" by Oliver Optic
Jack, accordingly, examining the chart with Higson, looked out for the most suitable island for their purpose.
"The Three Commanders" by W.H.G. Kingston
From my chart I learned that the inlet, on account of the shifting sand, had moved to the southward about a quarter of a mile.
"Up the River" by Oliver Optic
She trailed her fingers along his hand when she turned from the chart-table, and then pinched him in farewell salute.
"Blow The Man Down" by Holman Day
Then he asked Oliver if the ship's papers, chronometer, charts, and his (Hendry's) nautical instruments had been saved.
"Tessa" by Louis Becke
A rain chart of the world.
"Commercial Geography" by Jacques W. Redway
Eleventh Edition, with Maps and Charts.
"Elements of Agricultural Chemistry" by Thomas Anderson
Everything in the cabin had been securely lashed except a few books and charts.
"A Yacht Voyage Round England" by W.H.G. Kingston
Harmony of analogy or relationship is clearly expressed in the chart.
"Color Value" by C. R. Clifford
All returned with charts showing only a desolate waste.
"Daughters of Doom" by Herbert B. Livingston
I understand my chart too well to have made such a mistake.
"The Flag of Distress" by Mayne Reid
A chart is given at the end of this section showing the standard weight for each height at each age.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
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In poetry:

For all I know I have started
To love, it may be to hold.
Strange, as if never charted,
Stares my fortune untold.
"Girl in Love" by Rainer Maria Rilke
A dream of how we twain some day,
Careless of map or chart,
Will both take ship and sail away
Into the sunset’s heart.
"A Sunset Fantasy" by Victor James Daley
When older, wiser chums despond
He battles brave of heart—
’Twas he who sailed of old beyond
The margin of the chart.
"The New Chum Jackeroo" by Henry Lawson
To do Thy will is more than praise,
As words are less than deeds,
And simple trust can find Thy ways
We miss with chart of creeds.
"Our Master" by John Greenleaf Whittier
But, Reader, not as these thou art,
So, loose thy shallop from its hold,
And, trusting to the ancient chart,
Thou 'It make them as of old.
"Hesperides" by Richard Le Gallienne
If rain must come and winds must blow,
And I pore long o'er dim-seen chart,
Yet, Lord, let not the hunger go,
And keep the faintness at my heart.
"Father" by George MacDonald

In news:

This chart shows total continued unemployment claims since 2010.
This chart shows continued jobless claims since 2010.
His medical chart, in fact, reads like a Blue Cross-Blue Shield nightmare.
Click the chart to see how your state shapes up.
Thanks to a "Rock of Ages" resurgence, season four alum Constantine Maroulis scores his 118th week on cast albums chart.
'American Idol' On the Charts: Phillip Phillips' 'Home' Run.
During the 1980s, charity singles like "Do They Know It's Christmas" and "We Are the World" topped the charts – but not in the metal world.
Marina and the Diamonds Lights Up UK Chart With ' Electra Heart'.
This chart reflects individual and PAC contributions of $9.8 million to John McCain's 1998 Senate and 2000 presidential campaigns.
Here's a look at a flow chart of potential "Cluster Agency Groupings" for the division of IT or information technology services among the various state agencies.
In the Situation Room on the afternoon of Nov 11, 2009, the military gave President Obama a complex chart of recommended deployments to Afghanistan.
Yesterday afternoon, Professor Krugman weighed in with a chart that he says shows that Estonia's performance is not nearly as rosy as it may seem.
LONDON — A moderate frame at the European box office saw holdovers top the charts in four of the big five territories.
1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart.
Extremes in contrast on JSU's depth chart.
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In science:

For the convenience of the reader we draw below the chart of the kernels appearing in the ensembles of random matrices from the Classical Compact Groups.
Determinantal random point fields
The domain of the coordinates chart consists of (y , σ) ∈ R2 and (u, v) ∈ R2 .
A class of colliding waves in metric-affine gravity, nonmetricity and torsion shock waves
Imagine in some chart (w.l.o.g. equal Rdim M ) for instance the set E of all field lines between a positive charge in m and a negative charge in m′ .
On the Gribov Problem for Generalized Connections
Let χS and χT be two chart mappings as above.
On the Gribov Problem for Generalized Connections
When X is oriented, we can choose the charts to be compatible with the orientation.
Conformal field theory, boundary conditions and applications to string theory
The transformations between different charts are then oriented and conformal diffeomorphisms, i.e. biholomorphic transformations, so we have obtained a complex structure on X ; this complex structure depends only on the conformal equivalence class of the metric.
Conformal field theory, boundary conditions and applications to string theory
The sheaf π∗Mγ (E ) can be constructed chart by chart.
On Resolving Singularities
The same considerations apply to each other coordinate chart, and this proves the kernel of the pro jection π∗Mγ (E ) → O eV is Ω eV /k .
On Resolving Singularities
Next, we introduce a local chart for Gj,N (C).
Integrable Submodels of Nonlinear $\sigma$-models and Their Generalization
Most of them are also visible in the true-color image (Fig. 3), and can be identified using the finder chart presented in Fig. 4.
HST study of the LMC compact star forming region N83B
The spaces of moderate resp. negligible sequences and hence the algebra itself may be characterized locally, i.e., U ∈ G (X ) iff U ◦ ψα ∈ G (ψα (Vα )) for all charts (Vα , ψα ).
Nonlinear distributional geometry and general relativity
Let (Vα , ψα ) be a chart on X with coordinates xi .
Nonlinear distributional geometry and general relativity
For each chart (Vα , ψα ) and each ˜x ∈ (ψα (Vα ))∼ c (cf. (1)) the map ˆgα ( ˜x) : Kn × Kn → Kn is symmetric and nondegenerate.
Generalized pseudo-Riemannian geometry
We first note that by (5), in any relatively compact chart V and for fixed ε < ε0 (V ) we may define (in usual notation) ˆg ij ε to be the pointwise inverse of ˆgij ε which is obviously a smooth (2, 0)-tensor field.
Generalized pseudo-Riemannian geometry
Let (V , ϕ) be a chart in X , L ⊂⊂ V , (W, Ψ) a vector bundle chart in F , L′ ⊂⊂ W and p ∈ L such that vε ◦ uε (p) = uε (p) ∈ L′ .
Generalized pseudo-Riemannian geometry
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