Diagram vs. Chart

Diagram vs. Chart — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Diagram and Chart

Diagramnoun

A plan, sketch, drawing, or outline designed to demonstrate or explain how something works or to clarify the relationship between the parts of a whole.

Chartnoun

A map showing coastlines, water depths, or other information of use to navigators.

Diagramnoun

(Mathematics) A graphic representation of an algebraic or geometric relationship.

Chartnoun

An outline map on which specific information, such as scientific data, can be plotted.

Diagramnoun

A chart or graph.

Chartnoun

A sheet presenting information in the form of graphs or tables.

Diagramverb

To indicate or represent by or as if by a diagram.

Chartnoun

See graph1.

Diagramnoun

A plan, drawing, sketch or outline to show how something works, or show the relationships between the parts of a whole.

Electrical diagrams show device interconnections.

Chartnoun

often charts A listing of best-selling recorded music or other items

A hit single that reached number 3 on the charts.

Diagramnoun

A graph or chart.

Chartverb

To make a chart of.

Diagramnoun

(category theory) A functor from an index category to another category. The objects and morphisms of the index category need not have any internal substance, but rather merely outline the connective structure of at least some part of the diagram's codomain. If the index category is J and the codomain is C, then the diagram is said to be "of type J in C".

Chartverb

To plan (something) in detail

is charting a course to destruction.

Diagramverb

(transitive) To represent or indicate something using a diagram.

Chartverb

To be ranked on a chart of best-selling items

a song that charted at the number one position last week.

Diagramnoun

a drawing intended to explain how something works; a drawing showing the relation between the parts

Chartnoun

A map.

Diagramverb

make a schematic or technical drawing of that shows how things work or how they are constructed

Chartnoun

A map illustrating the geography of a specific phenomenon.

Chartnoun

A navigator's map.

Chartnoun

A systematic non-narrative presentation of data.

Chartnoun

A tabular presentation of data; a table.

Chartnoun

A diagram.

Chartnoun

A graph.

Chartnoun

A record of a patient's diagnosis, care instructions, and recent history.

I snuck a look at his chart. It doesn't look good.

Chartnoun

A ranked listing of competitors, as of recorded music.

They're at the top of the charts again this week.

Chartnoun

A written deed; a charter.

Chartnoun

(topology) A subspace of a manifold used as part of an atlas

Chartverb

(transitive) To draw a chart or map of.

Chartverb

(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.

Chartverb

(transitive) To record systematically.

Chartverb

To appear on a hit-recording chart.

The song has charted for 15 weeks!The band first charted in 1994.

Chartnoun

a visual display of information

Chartnoun

a map designed to assist navigation by air or sea

Chartverb

make a chart of;

chart the territory

Chartverb

plan in detail;

Bush is charting a course to destroy Saddam Hussein

Chartverb

represent by means of a graph;

chart the data