from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A chart that depicts progress in relation to time, often used in planning and tracking a project.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A graphical representation of the tasks and resources needed to complete a job or project; may show ranges of possible start and end dates and the relationships between tasks; used to pinpoint bottlenecks and assign priorities.


After Henry Laurence Gantt (1861-1919), American engineer.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Henry L. Gantt, US engineer (Wiktionary)


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