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.

    • ‘To see this more clearly we show the frequency histogram for a long cryptogram that was obtained using a Simple Substitution Cipher.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The fluorescent signals are presented as frequency distribution histograms.’
    • ‘We inverted the algorithm to generate afterpulse-modified histograms from ideal histograms.’
    graph, table, tabulation, grid, histogram, diagram, guide, scheme, figure, illustration
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Origin

Late 19th century: from Greek histos mast, web + -gram.

Pronunciation:

histogram

/ˈhistəˌɡram/