English version

bar chart

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Statistics, Maths
bar chartˈbar chart (also bar graph) noun [countable]  HMSa picture of boxes of different heights, in which each box represents a different amount or quantity
Examples from the Corpus
bar chartIf the retailer wants to find out about sales figures, for example, he may present information as a bar chart.Drawing a bar chart Arrange the bars in some sensible order, such as in order of their lengths.This option allows you to make more sweeping changes - for example you can go from a bar chart to a line chart.To illustrate this I want to put a bar chart and a table from the spreadsheet in my word-processed document.Immediately the activities and their durations are entered the Gantt bar chart and the end date are displayed.The bar chart shows Sales on the left and Cost of Sales on the right. 4.
From Longman Business Dictionarybar chartˈbar chart British English a mathematical drawing in the form of a series of long thin boxes next to each other. The height of each box represents an amount being compared with all the others SYN bar graph AmEThe bar chart shows what the average Westerner consumes in a year compared with someone from the Third World. chart
Pictures of the day
What are these?
Click on the pictures to check.