bar graph

Definitions

Construction

  • A graphical representation of simultaneous events charted with reference to time. A bar graph is a simplified method of charting events, such as the processes of building construction. The horizontal axis of the chart is scaled to increments of time; the various events are chartedvertically. The duration of the event is charted by a horizontal line or bar beginning at the time the event is scheduled to begin and ending at the time the event is scheduled to be completed. At any point in time, the reader can observe the number of events that are occurring simultaneously.

Electronics

  • A graphical representation in which data is presented as rectangular bars. These bars may be horizontal or vertical, and may be in solid colors or patterns to display information more clearly. Also called bar chart.
  • synonymbar chart
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