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1. A plan, sketch, drawing, or outline designed to demonstrate or explain how something works or to clarify the relationship between the parts of a whole.
2. Mathematics A graphic representation of an algebraic or geometric relationship.
3. A chart or graph.
tr.v. di·a·grammed, di·a·gram·ming, di·a·grams or di·a·gramed or di·a·gram·ing
To indicate or represent by or as if by a diagram.

[Latin diagramma, figure, from Greek, a figure worked out by lines, plan, from diagraphein, to mark out, delineate : dia-, dia- + graphein, to write; see gerbh- in Indo-European roots.]

di′a·gram′ma·ble adj.
di′a·gram·mat′ic (-grə-măt′ĭk), di′a·gram·mat′i·cal adj.
di′a·gram·mat′i·cal·ly adv.
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Adv.1.diagrammatically - in a diagrammatic manner; "the landscape unit drawn diagrammatically illustrates the gentle rolling relief, with a peat-filled basin"
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The impact of these drivers and restraints has been analyzed and their influence on this market has been diagrammatically represented to provide in-depth insights on the market.
In such SS lessons there was a contrast between the word order used in talking about problems, and conventions for depicting the same problem diagrammatically or symbolically.
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One way to help students develop quantitative reasoning skills is to represent quantities diagrammatically so that relationships among them can be made more explicit.
This is diagrammatically illustrated in the left-hand side of Figure 1, where the individual is the central circular node 'IND'.
The discretization is illustrated diagrammatically in Figure 4.
The distribution of mictotrichia on wing membranes is of particular value and while there is a little individual variation the various conditions are illustrated diagrammatically (Figs 5-13).
Diagrammatically, this situation looks like Figure 1.
Each of these tire regions is shown diagrammatically in figure 2.
Diagrammatically, IR theory predicts the relationship between labor market regulation and economic performance is an inverted U (regulation on the horizontal axis from 0% to 100% and GDP/job growth on the vertical axis) so that optimal labor law is not zero but an interior point somewhere in the moderate middle (recalling IR = the 'middle way').
The tree is inhabited by the spirit of a pir or holy master, indicated diagrammatically by a pair of stylized feet embroidered in blue thread amidst the foliage on the left of the trunk.