Globular 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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  • Globular chart — Globular Glob u*lar, a. [Cf. F. globulaire.] Globe shaped; having the form of a ball or sphere; spherical, or nearly so; as, globular atoms. Milton. [1913 Webster] {Globular chart}, a chart of the earth s surface constructed on the principles of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • globular chart — noun : a chart made on the globular projection …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Globular — Glob u*lar, a. [Cf. F. globulaire.] Globe shaped; having the form of a ball or sphere; spherical, or nearly so; as, globular atoms. Milton. [1913 Webster] {Globular chart}, a chart of the earth s surface constructed on the principles of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Globular projection — Globular Glob u*lar, a. [Cf. F. globulaire.] Globe shaped; having the form of a ball or sphere; spherical, or nearly so; as, globular atoms. Milton. [1913 Webster] {Globular chart}, a chart of the earth s surface constructed on the principles of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Globular sailing — Globular Glob u*lar, a. [Cf. F. globulaire.] Globe shaped; having the form of a ball or sphere; spherical, or nearly so; as, globular atoms. Milton. [1913 Webster] {Globular chart}, a chart of the earth s surface constructed on the principles of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heliographic 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mercator's 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plane 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Selenographic 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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