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Graph

A representation of numbers signifying different data sets. Graphs are vitally important in tracking past performance of economic data with the aim of predicting its future behavior. For example, a government agency may create a graph of unemployment claims over time. If claims have trended downward, the agency may predict that unemployment may remain low. Graphs are also crucial for technical analysts, who use them to track securities' performance to help make investment decisions. Graphs are also known as charts.

chart

Data displayed in a diagrammatic manner, often to show relationships between different sets of numbers. Charts are used to observe the historical values of variables and, frequently, to spot trends that may provide insights for use in projecting future values. Also called graph. See also bar chart, candlestick chart, line chart, point-and-figure chart.
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Pathologists have been battling to identify her because the body was so badly burned, using dental charts and DNA samples from relatives.
Rounding out the 306-page book are the Appendices, which contain procedures and equipment for crime scene investigations and evidence packaging, dental charts and listings of chronological tooth development, guidelines for the radiography of cranial material, and report-writing checklists.
Police were having difficulty in formally identifying her husband and have asked for dental charts.
Pathologists used dental charts to identify Devore, clad in cowboy boots, western-style blue jeans, shirt and a belt buckle.
Forensic experts used dental charts for confirmation following the find at Ballynahinch, Co Down.
The accompanying software presents textual patient information in the form of dental charts.
A cross-sectional epidemiological study was carried out using information collected from dental charts that were obtained from a reference center for the rehabilitation of children with CP, which is affiliated with the aforementioned university and with the Mineira Rehabilitation Association.