# bar chart

__noun__a chart with bars whose lengths are proportional to quantities•__Syn__: ↑bar graph•__Hypernyms__: ↑chart•__Hyponyms__: ↑histogram* * *

*noun***:**a graphic representation for comparing numbers by means of rectangles of uniform widths but of lengths proportional to the numbers being represented — called also*bar graph** * *

**bar chart**or**bar graph**nounA graph showing comparative quantities by means of rectangular blocks of varying proportional height• • •Main Entry: ↑bar* * *

a bar graph__Thesaurus:__graphs, charts and diagrams_{hyponym}* * *

**bar chart**,a chart or graph of a comparison of quantities by means of darkened rectangles of various lengths, each of which represents a particular quantity; bar graph.* * *

__n.__another term for bar graph* * *

__noun__,__pl__**⋯ charts**[__count__]**:**↑bar graph* * *

a diagram that uses lines or narrow ↑rectangles (= bars) of different heights (but equal widths) to show different amounts, so that they can be compared__See also:__↑bar graph__Example Bank:__**•****The bar chart shows what the average American consumes in a year compared with other nationalities.**

*Useful english dictionary.
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