chart /ˈʧɑrt/ 名詞
圖; 圖表; 製圖
Mi·o·cene prop. a. Geol. Of or pertaining to the middle division of the Tertiary. -- n. The Miocene period. See Chart of Geology.
Chart, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Charted.] To lay down in a chart; to map; to delineate; as, to chart a coast.
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. A written deed; a charter.
Globular chart, a chart constructed on a globular projection. See under Globular.
Heliographic chart, a map of the sun with its spots.
Mercator's chart, a chart constructed on the principle of Mercator's projection. See Projection.
Plane chart, a representation of some part of the superficies of the globe, in which its spherical form is disregarded, the meridians being drawn parallel to each other, and the parallels of latitude at equal distances.
Selenographic chart, a map representing the surface of the moon.
Topographic chart, a minute delineation of a limited place or region.
n 1: a visual display of information
2: a map designed to assist navigation by air or sea
v 1: make a chart of; "chart the territory"
2: plan in detail; "Bush is charting a course to destroy Saddam
3: represent by means of a graph; "chart the data" [syn: graph]