• (America) IPA: /tʃɑɹt/

chart (plural charts)

  1. A map.
    1. A map illustrating the geography of a specific phenomenon.
    2. A navigator's map.
  2. A systematic non-narrative presentation of data.
    1. A tabular presentation of data; a table.
    2. A diagram.
    3. A graph.
    4. anchor musicChartA record of a patient's diagnosis, care instructions, and recent history.
      I snuck a look at his chart. It doesn't look good.
    5. anchor musicChartA ranked listing of competitors, as of recorded music.
      They're at the top of the charts again this week.
  3. A written deed; a charter.
  4. (topology) A subspace of a manifold used as part of an atlas
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  • German: Hitliste, Chart
  • Portuguese: parada musical
  • Spanish: lista de éxitos

chart (charts, present participle charting; past and past participle charted)

  1. (transitive) To draw a chart or map of.
  2. (transitive) To draw or figure out (a route or plan).
    Let's chart how we're going to get from here to there.
    We are on a course for disaster without having charted it.
  3. (transitive) To record systematically.
  4. (intransitive, of a record or artist) To appear on a hit-recording chart.
    The song has charted for 15 weeks!
    The band first charted in 1994.
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