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Chart vs. Plan — What's the Difference?

Chart vs. Plan — What's the Difference?

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Chart

A chart is a graphical representation for data visualization, in which "the data is represented by symbols, such as bars in a bar chart, lines in a line chart, or slices in a pie chart". A chart can represent tabular numeric data, functions or some kinds of quality structure and provides different info.
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Plan

A plan is typically any diagram or list of steps with details of timing and resources, used to achieve an objective to do something. It is commonly understood as a temporal set of intended actions through which one expects to achieve a goal.
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Chart

A sheet of information in the form of a table, graph, or diagram
The doctor recorded her blood pressure on a chart
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Plan

An orderly or step-by-step conception or proposal for accomplishing an objective
A plan for improving math instruction.
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Chart

Make a map of (an area)
Cook charted the coasts and waters of New Zealand
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Plan

A proposed or intended course of action
Had no plans for the evening.
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Chart

(of a record) sell enough copies to enter the music charts at a particular position
The record will probably chart at about No. 74
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Plan

A systematic arrangement of elements or important parts; a configuration or outline
A seating plan.
The plan of a story.
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Chart

A map showing coastlines, water depths, or other information of use to navigators.
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Plan

A drawing or diagram made to scale showing the structure or arrangement of something.
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Chart

An outline map on which specific information, such as scientific data, can be plotted.
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Plan

In perspective rendering, one of several imaginary planes perpendicular to the line of vision between the viewer and the object being depicted.
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Chart

A sheet presenting information in the form of graphs or tables.
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Plan

A program or policy stipulating a service or benefit
A pension plan.
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Chart

See graph1.
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Plan

To formulate a scheme or program for the accomplishment, enactment, or attainment of
Plan a campaign.
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Chart

Often charts A listing of best-selling recorded music or other items
A hit single that reached number 3 on the charts.
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Plan

To have as a specific aim or purpose; intend
They plan to buy a house.
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Chart

To make a chart of.
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Plan

To draw or make a graphic representation of.
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Chart

To plan (something) in detail
Is charting a course to destruction.
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Plan

To make plans.
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Chart

To be ranked on a chart of best-selling items
A song that charted at the number one position last week.
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Plan

A drawing showing technical details of a building, machine, etc., with unwanted details omitted, and often using symbols rather than detailed drawing to represent doors, valves, etc.
The plans for many important buildings were once publicly available.
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Chart

A map.
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Plan

A set of intended actions, usually mutually related, through which one expects to achieve a goal.
He didn't really have a plan; he had a goal and a habit of control.
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Chart

A map illustrating the geography of a specific phenomenon.
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Plan

A two-dimensional drawing of a building as seen from above with obscuring or irrelevant details such as roof removed, or of a floor of a building, revealing the internal layout; as distinct from the elevation.
Seen in plan, the building had numerous passageways not apparent to visitors.
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Chart

A navigator's map.
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Plan

A method; a way of procedure; a custom.
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Chart

A systematic non-narrative presentation of data.
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Plan

A subscription to a service.
A phone plan
An Internet plan
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Chart

A tabular presentation of data; a table.
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Plan

(transitive) To design (a building, machine, etc.).
The architect planned the building for the client.
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Chart

A diagram.
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Plan

(transitive) To create a plan for.
They jointly planned the project in phases, with good detail for the first month.
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Chart

A graph.
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Plan

(intransitive) To intend.
He planned to go, but work intervened.
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Chart

A record of a patient's diagnosis, care instructions, and recent history.
I snuck a look at his chart. It doesn't look good.
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Plan

(intransitive) To make a plan.
They planned for the worst, bringing lots of emergency supplies.
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Chart

A ranked listing of competitors, as of recorded music.
They're at the top of the charts again this week.
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Plan

A draught or form; properly, a representation drawn on a plane, as a map or a chart; especially, a top view, as of a machine, or the representation or delineation of a horizontal section of anything, as of a building; a graphic representation; a diagram.
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Chart

A written deed; a charter.
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Plan

A scheme devised; a method of action or procedure expressed or described in language; a project; as, the plan of a constitution; the plan of an expedition.
God's plans like lines pure and white unfold.
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Chart

Synonym of coordinate chart.
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Plan

A method; a way of procedure; a custom.
The simple plan,That they should take who have the power,And they should keep who can.
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Chart

(transitive) To draw a chart or map of.
Chart the seas
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Plan

To form a delineation of; to draught; to represent, as by a diagram.
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Chart

(transitive) To draw or figure out (a route or plan).
Let's chart how we're going to get from here to there.
We are on a course for disaster without having charted it.
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Plan

To scheme; to devise; to contrive; to form in design; as, to plan the conquest of a country.
Even in penance, planning sins anew.
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Chart

(transitive) To record systematically.
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Plan

A series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished;
They drew up a six-step plan
They discussed plans for a new bond issue
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Chart

To appear on a hit-recording chart.
The song has charted for 15 weeks!
The band first charted in 1994.
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Plan

An arrangement scheme;
The awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult
It was an excellent design for living
A plan for seating guests
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Chart

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.
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Plan

Scale drawing of a structure;
The plans for City Hall were on file
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Chart

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.
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Plan

Have the will and intention to carry out some action;
He plans to be in graduate school next year
The rebels had planned turmoil and confusion
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Chart

A written deed; a charter.
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Plan

Make plans for something;
He is planning a trip with his family
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Chart

To lay down in a chart; to map; to delineate; as, to chart a coast.
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Plan

Make or work out a plan for; devise;
They contrived to murder their boss
Design a new sales strategy
Plan an attack
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Chart

A visual display of information
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Plan

Make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form;
Design a better mousetrap
Plan the new wing of the museum
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Chart

A map designed to assist navigation by air or sea
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Chart

Make a chart of;
Chart the territory
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Chart

Plan in detail;
Bush is charting a course to destroy Saddam Hussein
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Chart

Represent by means of a graph;
Chart the data
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