# histogram

## English

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### Etymology

Probably from Ancient Greek ἱστός (histós, mast) + -γραμμα (-gramma), although it is sometimes claimed to have been derived from historical + diagram; coined in 1891 by English mathematician Karl Pearson.

### Pronunciation

• IPA(key): /ˈhɪstəˌɡɹæm/

### Noun

histogram (plural histograms)

1. A graphical display of numerical data in the form of upright bars, with the area of each bar representing frequency.
• 1983, Alan Meier, Janice Wright, Arthur H. Rosenfeld, Supplying Energy Through Greater Efficiency: The Potential for Conservation, University of California Press, page 39:
Such distinctions, however, require detailed information, such as histograms of the distribution of energy use among residential customers, both by month and by year.
• 2005, D. W. Scott, S. R. Sain, “Multidimensional density estimation”, in C. R. Rao, E. J. Wegman, J. L. Solka, editors, Data Mining and Data Visualization, Elsevier, page 237:
The use of the piecewise linear frequency polygon (FP) in place of the underlying histogram would seem mainly a graphical advantage.
• 2017, David R. Anderson, Dennis J. Sweeney, Thomas A. Williams, Jeffrey D. Camm, James J. Cochran, Essentials of Statistics for Business and Economics, Cengage Learning, page 44:
A histogram is constructed by placing the variable of interest on the horizontal axis and the frequency, relative frequency or percent frequency on the vertical axis. [] Histograms for data found in applications are never perfectly symmetric, but the histogram for many applications may be roughly symmetric.

### Verb

histogram (third-person singular simple present histograms, present participle histogramming, simple past and past participle histogrammed)

1. To represent (data) as a histogram.

## Czech

### Noun

histogram m inan

1. histogram

#### Declension

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

## Swedish

### Noun

histogram n

1. a histogram

#### Declension

Declension of histogram
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative histogram histogrammet histogram histogrammen
Genitive histograms histogrammets histograms histogrammens