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scalogram

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noun sca·lo·gram \ˈskā-lə-ˌgram\

Definition of scalogram

  1. :  an arrangement of items (as problems on a test or features of speech) in ascending order so that the presence or accomplishment of an item at one level implies the presence of or the capability to accomplish items at all lower levels



Origin of scalogram

6scale + -o- + -gram


First Known Use: 1944


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