chart

[ chahrt ]
/ tʃɑrt /

noun

verb (used with object)

Idioms

    off the charts, greatly exceeding the general level or average: Demand for the new phone is off the charts.Also off the chart.

Origin of chart

1565–75; < Middle French charte < Latin c(h)arta; see charta

SYNONYMS FOR chart

3 See map.
9 draft, outline, draw up.

Related forms

Can be confused

charted chartered
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British Dictionary definitions for off the charts

chart

/ (tʃɑːt) /

noun

verb

Derived Forms

chartable, adjective

Word Origin for chart

C16: from Latin, from Greek khartēs papyrus, literally: something on which to make marks; related to Greek kharattein to engrave
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Medicine definitions for off the charts

chart

[ chärt ]

n.

A recording, in tabular form, of clinical data relating to a case.
A group of symbols of graduated size for measuring visual acuity.
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