WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
alignment chart′, [Math.]
  1. Mathematicsnomogram.
  • 1910–15

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
nom•o•gram  (nomə gram′, nōmə-),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Mathematicsa graph, usually containing three parallel scales graduated for different variables so that when a straight line connects values of any two, the related value may be read directly from the third at the point intersected by the line.
any similar graph used to show the relation between quantities, values, numbers, and so on. Also called  nom•o•graph  (nomə gram′, nōmə-),USA pronunciation  alignment chart. 
  • nomo- + -gram1 1905–10

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