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chart out

To establish a plan, method, or course for something. After Rose's surgery, the doctor will chart out a treatment plan for her ongoing physical therapy. Mom and dad are still charting out a course for our road trip.
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off the charts

1. Quite a lot more or better than is usual or was expected. Our electricity bill was off the charts last month! How could we be using that much energy?
2. Especially or unbelievably great, wonderful, exciting, etc. I'm telling you, that concert is going to be off the charts!
See also: chart, off

chart something out (for someone or something)

to lay out a plan or course for someone or something. The navigator charted the course out for the captain. The captain charted out the course for us.
See also: chart, out

off the ˈcharts

(about a score, number, price, etc.) far higher or better than normal: Gas prices are off the charts, making this an expensive winter for home heating.The response has been off the charts. Everybody loved it.
See also: chart, off

chart

n. a musical score. (see also map.) Come on, man! Look at the chart! You’re making clinkers like hot cakes.

charts

n. the trade magazine rankings of current pop music. The big one is back on the charts this week. Give it a listen.
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You also can add data points for emphasis along the chart lines (exhibit 8, at left).
So get familiar with Excel's chart functions to send the message you want.
It has Windows capability to display multiple charts and statistics simultaneously.
Another new feature lets users combine several control charts, histograms, and statistics in a single report.
SPC charts and Cp and Cpk indices are provided in real time, as well as audible and visual alarms.
While we tend to think that just the X chart is important, the R chart also gives good information.
For instance, if you have been analyzing your causes of scrap, you can make up another type of chart, called a Pareto chart.
The Pareto chart ranks causes of scrap (starting with the most important) and shows you where the largest contributor to the scrap is to be found (see Fig.
Chart 29: MOU PER SUBSCRIBER BY OPERATOR (MINUTES/MONTH)
Chart 30: MOU/SUBSCRIBER GROWTH BY OPERATOR (YoY %)
Chart 37: SHARE OF PREPAID/WHOLESALE NET ADDS BY OPERATOR
Exhibit 2 shows the completed chart after some touch-up work.
If you adjust your project schedule, the chart will be updated automatically.
This option provides a more valid estimate of [Sigma], but calculations and control chart interpretation become more difficult.
Once a control chart is completed, how is it used to determine whether a process is out of control?