scatter diagram

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scatter diagram

[′skad·ər ‚dī·ə‚gram]
(petrology)
(statistics)
A plot of the pairs of values of two variates in rectangular coordinates. Also known as scatter gram.

scatter diagram

or

scattergram

a diagram produced on a graph to illustrate the relationship between two variables by indicating the values of these for each case in the sample. It may be a first stage in data analysis, allowing ‘eye-balling’ of the data to observe any association or CORRELATION between the variables.

scatter diagram

A graph plotted with dots or some other symbol at each data point. Also called a "scatter plot" or "dot chart."


A Scatter Diagram