glossary

Active graphics: Maps or diagrams that contain real or implied motion through the use of animation or visual elements, i.e., arrows or numbers, that imply movement.

Active voice: Occurs when sentences are written using only active verbs, avoiding "verbs of being," such as is, was, am, are, were, etc.

Additive color: Each hue of the color spectrum has a specific frequency. When combined, additive colors create white light. Red, green and blue (RGB) are the additive colors in the color spectrum and are used to create color on computer monitors and television screens.

Adjusted figure: The price of an item adjusted for inflation.

Area chart: Fever charts with the space between axes and lines filled in with colors and/or texture to show ...

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