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Gantt chart

Pronunciation: /ˈɡant ˌtʃɑːt/


A chart in which a series of horizontal lines shows the amount of work done or production completed in certain periods of time in relation to the amount planned for those periods.
Example sentences
  • A Gantt chart's horizontal axis represents the time for the project.
  • The development of network diagrams and Gantt charts is an effective means of initiating, continuing, and completing a project in accordance with the general project path flowchart.
  • A typical example of a clinical study project plan in the form of a Gantt chart, showing the general activities to be completed by in-house or outsourced personnel.


Early 20th century: named after Henry L. Gantt (1861–1919), American management consultant.

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