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)