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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chart  \Chart\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Charted}.] 
  To  lay  down  in  a  chart;  to  map;  to  delineate;  as  to  chart  a 
  coast. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chart  \Chart\,  n.  [A  doublet  of  card:  cf  F.  charte  charter, 
  carte  card.  See  {Card},  and  cf  {Charter}.] 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chart 
  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 




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