nomogram

noun
no·​mo·​gram | \ ˈnä-mə-ˌgram How to pronounce nomogram (audio) , ˈnō- How to pronounce nomogram (audio) \

Definition of nomogram

: a graphic representation that consists of several lines marked off to scale and arranged in such a way that by using a straightedge to connect known values on two lines an unknown value can be read at the point of intersection with another line

Examples of nomogram in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One Instagram image shows Jenner sitting by a fire, in a head-to-toe Fendi look that includes a huge puffer with a fur trim, tights, and snow boots—all plastered in the Italian label’s nomogram. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Going Skiing? Kylie Jenner Makes the Case for High-Fashion Gear," 9 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of nomogram

1908, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nomogram

Greek nomos law + International Scientific Vocabulary -gram — more at nimble

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The first known use of nomogram was in 1908

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“Nomogram.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nomogram. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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nomogram

noun
no·​mo·​gram | \ ˈnäm-ə-ˌgram How to pronounce nomogram (audio) , ˈnō-mə- How to pronounce nomogram (audio) \

Medical Definition of nomogram

: a graphic representation that consists of several lines marked off to scale and arranged in such a way that by using a straightedge to connect known values on two lines an unknown value can be read at the point of intersection with another line

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