Definition of histogram in English:


Syllabification: his·to·gram
Pronunciation: /ˈhistəˌgram


  • A diagram consisting of rectangles whose area is proportional to the frequency of a variable and whose width is equal to the class interval.
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    • The standard procedure for generating a histogram is Graphs Histogram and then selecting the relevant variable.
    • The fluorescent signals are presented as frequency distribution histograms.
    • To see this more clearly we show the frequency histogram for a long cryptogram that was obtained using a Simple Substitution Cipher.


late 19th century: from Greek histos 'mast, web' + -gram1.

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