Cartogram
Cartogram Car"to*gram, n. [F. cartogramme.] A map showing geographically, by shades or curves, statistics of various kinds; a statistical map. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • cartogram — [kärt′ə gram΄] n. [Fr cartogramme: see CARD1 & GRAM] a map giving statistical data by means of lines, dots, shaded areas, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Cartogram — Area cartogram of the United States, with each county rescaled in proportion to its population. Colors refer to the results of the 2004 U.S. presidential election popular vote …   Wikipedia

  • cartogram — noun a) Generally, a map used to indicate geographically bound statistical information, typically region by region values of a given variable, for example by using different shadings for different ranges of values. [ hellip;] whether, however,… …   Wiktionary

  • cartogram — /kahr teuh gram /, n. a diagrammatic presentation in highly abstracted or simplified form, commonly of statistical data, on a map base or distorted map base. [1885 90; < F cartogramme. See CARTE, O , GRAM1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Cartogram — Картограмма …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • cartogram — [ kα:təgram] noun a map on which statistical information is shown in diagrammatic form. Origin C19: from Fr. cartogramme, from carte map or card + gramme (from Gk gramma thing written ) …   English new terms dictionary

  • cartogram — car·to·gram …   English syllables

  • cartogram — /ˈkatəgræm/ (say kahtuhgram) noun a diagrammatic presentation in highly abstracted or simplified form, commonly of statistical data, on a map base or distorted map base. {French cartogramme. See card1, gram1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • cartogram —   n. map showing statistical information diagrammatically …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • cartogram — n. a map with diagrammatic statistical information. Etymology: F cartogramme f. carte map, card …   Useful english dictionary

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