Topographic chart
Chart Chart (ch[aum]rt; k[aum]rt Obs.), n. [A doublet of card: cf. F. charte charter, carte card. See {Card}, and cf. {Charter}.] 1. A sheet of paper, pasteboard, or the like, on which information is exhibited, esp. when the information is arranged in tabular form; as, an historical chart. [1913 Webster]

2. A map; esp., a hydrographic or marine map; a map on which is projected a portion of water and the land which it surrounds, or by which it is surrounded, intended especially for the use of seamen; as, the United States Coast Survey charts; the English Admiralty charts. [1913 Webster]

3. A written deed; a charter. [1913 Webster]

{Globular chart}, a chart constructed on a globular projection. See under {Globular}.

{Heliographic chart}, a map of the sun with its spots.

{Mercator's chart}, a chart constructed on the principle of Mercator's projection. See {Projection}.

{Plane chart}, a representation of some part of the superficies of the globe, in which its spherical form is disregarded, the meridians being drawn parallel to each other, and the parallels of latitude at equal distances.

{Selenographic chart}, a map representing the surface of the moon.

{Topographic chart}, a minute delineation of a limited place or region. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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