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noun Statistics.
a graphic representation of bivariate data as a set of points in the plane that have Cartesian coordinates equal to corresponding values of the two variates.
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Also called scat路ter路gram [skat-er-gram], /藞sk忙t 蓹r藢gr忙m/, scat路ter路graph [skat-er-graf, -grahf], /藞sk忙t 蓹r藢gr忙f, -藢gr蓱f/, scat路ter路plot [skat-er-plot]. /藞sk忙t 蓹r藢pl蓲t/.

Origin of scatter diagram

First recorded in 1920鈥25
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scatter diagram

noun
statistics a graph that plots along two axes at right angles to each other the relationship between two variable quantities, such as height and weight
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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