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

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 14 Aug. 2022.

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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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