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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Daily life, Geography
ldoce_044_fchartchart1 /tʃɑːt $ tʃɑːrt/ ●●● S3 W3 AWL noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 Dinformation that is clearly arranged in the form of a simple picture, set of figures, graph etc, or a piece of paper with this information on it syn diagram 🔊 a chart showing last year’s sales 🔊 a weather chart 🔊 the theatre’s seating chart bar chart, flow chart, pie chart2 the charts3 SGa detailed map, especially of an area of the sea or the starsCOLLOCATIONSMeaning 2: types of chartsthe pop chartsTheir new single went straight to number 1 in the pop charts.the singles charts (=of CDs that have only one song on them)The song reached number 9 in the singles charts.the album charts (=of CDs that have several songs on them)This put Marley into the album charts for the first time.the indie charts (=of music produced by small independent record companies)The song went straight to the top of the indie charts.verbsbe in the chartsThe song was in the charts for weeks.go into/enter the chartsThe album entered the UK charts at number 2.hit the charts (=enter the charts)The group eventually hit the charts.top the charts/be top of the charts‘Without You’ topped the British charts for five weeks.chart + NOUNa chart hit (=a song or album in the charts)At last the band had got a chart hit.chart successIt looks like they are set for chart success.phrasesnumber 1/5/15 etc in the chartsIn 1962 'Love Me Do' reached only number 17 in the charts.
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chartTry to find some of the albums from the Billboard charts on MiniDisc.Apart from these, weigh all foods you eat when using the F-Plan calorie and fibre charts.That doesn't always mean a high chart place, although it would be very helpful!medical chartsThe reactions shown on the metabolic chart would proceed very slowly, or not at all, in the absence of enzymes.We have seen charts that describe the organisational chart of a police authority and yet miss off the lowly police constable.This chart shows last year's sales figures.
Related topics: Oceanography
chartchart2 ●○○ AWL verb 🔊 🔊 1 [transitive]RECORD to record information about a situation or set of events over a period of time, in order to see how it changes or develops 🔊 Scientists have been charting temperature changes in the oceans.2 [transitive] to make a plan of what should be done to achieve a particular result 🔊 Each team was responsible for making its own decisions and charting its own course.3 [transitive]HEO to make a map of an area of land, sea, or stars, or to draw lines on a map to show where you have travelleduncharted4 [intransitive] if a record charts, it enters the weekly list of the most popular records 🔊 Their next single didn’t chart.
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chartAll the far-flung stars must be cataloged, so as to chart a course for sailors over the oceans of the Earth.You may feel comfortable with your growth, or you may want to chart a course so you can improve even faster.The article charts how adverts, in the past and in the present, have succeeded in linking the cigarette with sophistication.She aims to chart new cases of cancer in areas around nuclear power stations.Lydell has spent years charting the movement of these asteroids.I kept a diary of events and attempted to chart the process by which 6-year-old Balbinder was removed from mainstream education.A nerve-wracking wait added to the mounting psychological pressure as we charted the progress of the sun over the Anglesey seascape.The computer will chart the spacecraft's progress as it approaches Saturn.The project seeks to chart the speed of reaction by entrants to profitable opportunities, and documents the principal barriers to entry.
From Longman Business DictionaryLBED_08_dchartchart1 /tʃɑːttʃɑːrt/ noun [countable] a mathematical drawing or list, showing information arranged in a way that is clear and easy to understandEuropean companies account for the remaining 89% of sales - see chart on next page. compare graph1, see also flipchart bar chart break-even chart flow chart Gantt chart organization chart pie chartchartchart2 verb [transitive]1to carefully record information about a situation over a period of time to see how it changes or developsWe are collecting large amounts of information on households and companies in order to chart the effects of taxes and benefits.2to plan something new in detaila national conference set up to chart a democratic future for the country→ See Verb table
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chart
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theychart
he, she, itcharts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycharted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave charted
he, she, ithas charted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad charted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill chart
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have charted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam charting
he, she, itis charting
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you, we, theyare charting
Past
I, he, she, itwas charting
you, we, theywere charting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been charting
he, she, ithas been charting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been charting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be charting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been charting
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