Gantt chart


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Gantt chart

 (gănt)
n.
A chart that depicts progress in relation to time, often used in planning and tracking a project.

[After Henry Laurence Gantt (1861-1919), American engineer.]

Gantt chart

(ɡænt)
n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a chart showing, in horizontal lines, activity planned to take place during specified periods, which are indicated in vertical bands
[C20: named after Henry L. Gantt (1861–1919), US management consultant]
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