Definition of sparkline in English:


Syllabification: spark·line
Pronunciation: /ˈspärkˌlīn


  • A small graphic designed to give a quick representation of numerical or statistical information within a piece of text, taking the form of a graph without axes.
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    • Suddenly we'll see sparklines everywhere, even where they're not appropriate.
    • Here you see his representation of the blog continuum as a sparkline.
    • Though best suited for print (due to their intense resolutions), sparklines can also introduce a lot of contextual (and perhaps even actionable) information to Web blog posts.

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