Meaning of CHART in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ tʃɑ:(r)t ]

( charts, charting, charted)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.


A chart is a diagram, picture, or graph which is intended to make information easier to understand.

Male unemployment was 14.2%, compared with 5.8% for women (see chart on next page)...

The chart below shows our top 10 choices.

= diagram


see also bar chart , flow chart , pie chart


A chart is a map of the sea or stars.

...charts of Greek waters.



If you chart an area of land, sea, or sky, or a feature in that area, you make a map of the area or show the feature in it.

Ptolemy charted more than 1000 stars in 48 constellations...

These seas have been well charted.

= map

VERB : V n , V n


The charts are the official lists that show which CDs have sold the most copies each week.

This album confirmed The Orb’s status as national stars, going straight to Number One in the charts...

They topped both the US singles and album charts at the same time.

= hit parade

N-COUNT : usu pl


If you chart the development or progress of something, you observe it and record or show it. You can also say that a report or graph charts the development or progress of something.

Bulletin boards charted each executive’s progress.

= record

VERB : V n

Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне.