- A graphic columnar or bar representation to compare the magnitudes of frequencies or numbers of items.
- Graphic representation of the frequency distribution of a variable, in which rectangles are drawn with their bases on a uniform linear scale representing intervals, and their heights are proportional to the values within each of the intervals.
[histo- + G. gramma, a writing]
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