Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A bar graph of a frequency distribution in which the horizontal axis lists each unique value (or range of values) in a set of data, and the height of each bar represents the frequency (or relative frequency) of that value (or range of values).

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A diagram of structural form-elements.

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  • noun statistics A graphical display of numerical data in the form of upright bars, with the area of each bar representing frequency.
  • verb transitive To represent (data) as a histogram.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a bar chart representing a frequency distribution; heights of the bars represent observed frequencies

Etymologies

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

[Greek histos, mast, web; see stā- in Indo-European roots + –gram.]

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From Ancient Greek ἱστός (histos, "mast") + -γραμμα (-gramma).

Examples

  • A binomial distribution is displayed graphically as a sort of bar graph called a histogram the dogs are lined up in a way that is reminiscent of a histogram.

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  • A binomial distribution is displayed graphically as a sort of bar graph called a histogram the dogs are lined up in a way that is reminiscent of a histogram.

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  • The histogram is a bar chart that shows the distribution of tones in an image.

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  • The histogram is a bar chart that shows the distribution of tones in an image.

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  • The histogram is a bar chart that shows the distribution of tones in an image.

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  • Today, I will expand the idea of histogram and its utilization.

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  • Another indicator is the probability histogram, which is spiky because of the relatively small number of states in play based on polling data.

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  • Another indicator is the probability histogram, which is spiky because of the relatively small number of states in play based on polling data.

    xian's running monolog

  • Another indicator is the probability histogram, which is spiky because of the relatively small number of states in play based on polling data.

    xian's running monolog

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