scattergram(redirected from scattergraphs)
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a plot in rectangular coordinates of paired observations of two random variables, each observation plotted as one point on the graph; the scatter or clustering of points provides an indication of the strength of the relationship between the two variables.
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Graphic display of distribution of two variables in relation to each other.
[scatter + G. gramma, something written]
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