Definition of histogram in English: histogram
noun Statistics A diagram consisting of rectangles whose area is proportional to the frequency of a variable and whose width is equal to the class interval.
Example sentences
‘The standard procedure for generating a histogram is Graphs Histogram and then selecting the relevant variable.’ ‘Curves are density function or relative frequency histograms across the genome.’ ‘We inverted the algorithm to generate afterpulse-modified histograms from ideal histograms.’ ‘The fluorescent signals are presented as frequency distribution histograms.’ ‘To see this more clearly we show the frequency histogram for a long cryptogram that was obtained using a Simple Substitution Cipher.’ Synonyms
graph , table, tabulation, grid, diagram, guide, scheme, figure, illustration
View synonyms Origin Late 19th century: from Greek histos ‘mast, web’ + -gram.