**scatter-graph** — a graph which plots values by the use of dots. The dependent variable usually goes on the y axis and the independent variable on the x axis. The values are plotted as coordinates … Geography glossary

**scatter diagram** — ➔ diagram * * * scatter diagram UK US noun [C] (also scatter chart, also scattergram, also scatter graph, also scatter plot) GRAPHS & CHARTS … Financial and business terms

**scatter diagram** — A graph on which observations are plotted on the y axis for events on the x axis. For example, the wages incurred (y axis) for each level of activity (x axis) would produce a scatter graph from which a relationship can be established between the… … Accounting dictionary

**scatter diagram** — A graph on which observations are plotted on the y axis for events on the x axis. For example, the wages incurred (y axis) for each level of activity (x axis) would produce a scatter graph from which a relationship can be established between the… … Big dictionary of business and management

**scatter diagram** — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms scatter diagram : singular scatter diagram plural scatter diagrams maths a graph that shows numbers or amounts as points. A straight line is drawn through as many points as possible in order to show the general … English dictionary

**Scatter Chart** — In technical analysis, these charts illustrate the degree of correlation in a market between two different financial instruments, such as two shares or two bonds, by showing the value for one plotted against the value of the other. The X axis… … Financial and business terms

**scatter diagram** — (also scatter plot or scattergram) noun Statistics a graph in which the values of two variables are plotted along two axes, the pattern of the resulting points revealing any correlation present … English new terms dictionary

**scatter diagram** — noun Etymology: scatter (III) : a two dimensional graph in rectangular coordinates consisting of points whose coordinates represent corresponding values of two variables whose relationship is being studied called also scattergram, scattergraph,… … Useful english dictionary

**scatter diagram** — noun Date: 1925 a two dimensional graph in rectangular coordinates consisting of points whose coordinates represent values of two variables under study … New Collegiate Dictionary

**scatter diagrams** — Sometimes referred to as ‘scattergrams’, these are two dimensional representations of the relationship between pairs of variables , achieved by plotting each individual case on a graph as in the hypothetical example shown below. The diagram thus… … Dictionary of sociology