- a graph using parallel bars of varying lengths, as to illustrate comparative costs, exports, birth-rates, etc.
Origin of bar graph
First recorded in 1920–25
Also called bar chart.
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- a graph consisting of vertical or horizontal bars whose lengths are proportional to amounts or quantitiesAlso called: bar chart, bar diagram
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