pie chart


Definition of pie chart

: a circular chart cut by radii into segments illustrating relative magnitudes or frequencies

called also circle graph

Examples of pie chart in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The full report is only available to Midia subscribers, but Mulligan’s summary, and an accompanying pie chart showing the market share of the different services, can be found here. Chris Willman, Variety, 18 Jan. 2022 The pie chart below was developed by the Legislative Services Agency. Mike Cason | Mcason@al.com, al, 20 Jan. 2022 The pie chart in the post appears to come from MISO's Real Time Fuel Mix, Morris said. Kate S. Petersen, USA TODAY, 10 Feb. 2022 Allocation pie chart from the Legislative Services Agency. Mike Cason | Mcason@al.com, al, 25 Jan. 2022 Our lives are not a pie chart in which adding to one piece necessarily means taking away from the other. Naz Beheshti, Forbes, 5 Jan. 2022 The pie chart below shows shipping unit market share through C3Q21, which will likely be about the same for all of 2021. Tom Coughlin, Forbes, 29 Dec. 2021 But how will the pie chart of culpability among those three leaders be cut? Dan Wiederer, chicagotribune.com, 15 Dec. 2021 The unlabeled pie chart shows percentages for carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide and fluorinated gases. Kate S. Petersen, USA TODAY, 6 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of pie chart

1922, in the meaning defined above

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9 May 2022

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“Pie chart.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pie%20chart. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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