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 for Chart
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chart \Chart\ (ch[aum]rt; k[aum]rt Obs.), n. [A doublet of card:
     cf. F. charte charter, carte card. See Card, and cf.
     Charter.]
     1. A sheet of paper, pasteboard, or the like, on which
        information is exhibited, esp. when the information is
        arranged in tabular form; as, an historical chart.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A map; esp., a hydrographic or marine map; a map on which
        is projected a portion of water and the land which it
        surrounds, or by which it is surrounded, intended
        especially for the use of seamen; as, the United States
        Coast Survey charts; the English Admiralty charts.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. A written deed; a charter.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Globular chart, a chart constructed on a globular
        projection. See under Globular.
  
     Heliographic chart, a map of the sun with its spots.
  
     Mercator's chart, a chart constructed on the principle of
        Mercator's projection. See Projection.
  
     Plane chart, a representation of some part of the
        superficies of the globe, in which its spherical form is
        disregarded, the meridians being drawn parallel to each
        other, and the parallels of latitude at equal distances.
        
  
     Selenographic chart, a map representing the surface of the
        moon.
  
     Topographic chart, a minute delineation of a limited place
        or region.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chart \Chart\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Charted.]
     To lay down in a chart; to map; to delineate; as, to chart a
     coast.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  chart
      n 1: a visual display of information
      2: a map designed to assist navigation by air or sea
      v 1: make a chart of; "chart the territory"
      2: plan in detail; "Bush is charting a course to destroy Saddam
         Hussein"
      3: represent by means of a graph; "chart the data" [syn:
         graph, chart]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  197 Moby Thesaurus words for "chart":
     Lambert conformal projection, Mercator projection,
     Miller projection, adjust, aeronautical chart, alphabet, arrange,
     art, astronomical chart, atlas, azimuthal equidistant projection,
     azimuthal projection, blueprint, brouillon, card index,
     cartographer, cartography, cartoon, cast, catalog,
     catalogue raisonne, catch a likeness, celestial chart,
     celestial globe, character, charactering, characterization,
     characterize, choreography, chorographer, chorography,
     climatic chart, codify, conic projection, contents, contour line,
     contour map, conventional representation, coordinate, copy,
     cylindrical projection, dance notation, delineate, delineation,
     demonstration, dense, depict, depiction, depictment, design,
     diagram, dope out, draft, drama, draw, drawing, ebauche, elevation,
     esquisse, exemplification, figuration, figure, fix,
     general reference map, globe, gnomonic projection, graph,
     graphic scale, grid line, ground plan, hachure, harmonize,
     heliographic chart, hieroglyphic, hit off, house plan,
     hydrographic chart, ichnography, iconography, ideogram,
     illustration, imagery, imaging, index, isoline, latitude, lay off,
     lay out, layer tint, legend, letter, limn, limning, logogram,
     logograph, longitude, map, map maker, map out, map projection,
     mapper, mark off, mark out, meridian, methodize, musical notation,
     normalize, notate, notation, organize, outline, paint, parallel,
     pattern, photogrammetrist, photogrammetry, photomap,
     phototopography, physical map, pictogram, picture, picturization,
     picturize, plan, plat, plot, plot out, political map,
     polyconic projection, portraiture, portray, portrayal,
     prefigurement, presentment, print, printing, profile, project,
     projection, rationalize, realization, register, regularize,
     regulate, relief map, render, rendering, rendition, represent,
     representation, representative fraction, road map, rough,
     routinize, rub, scale, schema, schematize, scheme, score, script,
     set out, settle, sinusoidal projection, skeleton, sketch,
     sketch out, special map, standardize, syllabary, symbol, symbolize,
     synchronize, systematize, tablature, table, table of contents,
     tabulation, take a rubbing, terrain map, terrestrial globe,
     thematic map, thumb index, topographer, topographic chart,
     topography, trace, trace out, trace over, transportation map, tune,
     tune up, weather chart, weather map, working drawing, write,
     writing
  
  

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  CHARTA. An ancient word which signified not only a charter or deed in 
  writing, but any signal or token by which an estate was held. 
  
  

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