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diagram

a chart, plan, or scheme
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di·a·gram

 (dī′ə-grăm′)
n.
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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diagram

(ˈdaɪəˌɡræm)
n
1. a sketch, outline, or plan demonstrating the form or workings of something
2. (Mathematics) maths a pictorial representation of a quantity or of a relationship: a Venn diagram.
vb, -grams, -gramming or -grammed, -grams, -graming or -gramed
to show in or as if in a diagram
[C17: from Latin diagramma, from Greek, from diagraphein, from graphein to write]
diagrammatic, diagrammatical adj
ˌdiagramˈmatically adv
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di•a•gram

(ˈdaɪ əˌgræm)

n., v. -gramed -grammed, -gram•ing -gram•ming. n.
1. a drawing or plan that outlines and explains the parts or operation of something.
2. a figure, usu. consisting of a line drawing, made to accompany and illustrate a geometrical theorem or the like.
3. a chart or plan.
v.t.
4. to make a diagram of.
[1610–20; < Latin diagramma < Greek: that which is marked out by lines. See dia-, -gram1]
di′a•gram`ma•ble, adj.
di`a•gram•mat′ic (-grəˈmæt ɪk) adj.
di`a•gram•mat′i•cal•ly, adv.
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diagram


Past participle: diagrammed
Gerund: diagramming

Imperative
diagram
diagram
Present
I diagram
you diagram
he/she/it diagrams
we diagram
you diagram
they diagram
Preterite
I diagrammed
you diagrammed
he/she/it diagrammed
we diagrammed
you diagrammed
they diagrammed
Present Continuous
I am diagramming
you are diagramming
he/she/it is diagramming
we are diagramming
you are diagramming
they are diagramming
Present Perfect
I have diagrammed
you have diagrammed
he/she/it has diagrammed
we have diagrammed
you have diagrammed
they have diagrammed
Past Continuous
I was diagramming
you were diagramming
he/she/it was diagramming
we were diagramming
you were diagramming
they were diagramming
Past Perfect
I had diagrammed
you had diagrammed
he/she/it had diagrammed
we had diagrammed
you had diagrammed
they had diagrammed
Future
I will diagram
you will diagram
he/she/it will diagram
we will diagram
you will diagram
they will diagram
Future Perfect
I will have diagrammed
you will have diagrammed
he/she/it will have diagrammed
we will have diagrammed
you will have diagrammed
they will have diagrammed
Future Continuous
I will be diagramming
you will be diagramming
he/she/it will be diagramming
we will be diagramming
you will be diagramming
they will be diagramming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been diagramming
you have been diagramming
he/she/it has been diagramming
we have been diagramming
you have been diagramming
they have been diagramming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been diagramming
you will have been diagramming
he/she/it will have been diagramming
we will have been diagramming
you will have been diagramming
they will have been diagramming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been diagramming
you had been diagramming
he/she/it had been diagramming
we had been diagramming
you had been diagramming
they had been diagramming
Conditional
I would diagram
you would diagram
he/she/it would diagram
we would diagram
you would diagram
they would diagram
Past Conditional
I would have diagrammed
you would have diagrammed
he/she/it would have diagrammed
we would have diagrammed
you would have diagrammed
they would have diagrammed
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diagram - a drawing intended to explain how something worksdiagram - a drawing intended to explain how something works; a drawing showing the relation between the parts
block diagram - a diagram showing the interconnections between the components of system (especially an electronic system)
drawing - a representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines; "drawings of abstract forms"; "he did complicated pen-and-ink drawings like medieval miniatures"
horoscope - a diagram of the positions of the planets and signs of the zodiac at a particular time and place
schematic, schematic drawing - diagram of an electrical or mechanical system
Venn diagram, Venn's diagram - a diagram that uses circles to represent mathematical or logical sets pictorially inside a rectangle (the universal set); elements that are common to more than one set are represented by intersections of the circles
zodiac - (astrology) a circular diagram representing the 12 zodiacal constellations and showing their signs
Verb1.diagram - make a schematic or technical drawing of that shows interactions among variables or how something is constructed
draw - represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface; "She drew an elephant"; "Draw me a horse"
graph - plot upon a graph
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diagram

noun plan, figure, drawing, chart, outline, representation, sketch, layout, graph a diagram showing the workings of the engine
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Translations
رَسْم بَيانيرَسْمٌ بِيَانِيّ
diagramgrafschéma
diagram
diagrammi
dijagram
skÿringarmynd, uppdráttur
그림
diagrama
diagramma
diagram
diagram
แผนภาพ
biểu đồ

diagram

[ˈdaɪəgræm] N (= plan) → esquema m; (= chart) → gráfica f (Math) → diagrama m
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diagram

[ˈdaɪəgræm] ndiagramme m, schéma m
to draw a diagram → faire un schéma
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diagram

n (Math) → Diagramm nt; (of machine etc)Diagramm nt, → Schaubild nt; (= chart: of figures etc) → grafische Darstellung; as shown in the diagramwie das Diagramm/die grafische Darstellung zeigt
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diagram

[ˈdaɪəˌgræm] ndiagramma m, schema m (Math) → diagramma, grafico
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diagram

(ˈdaiəgrӕm) noun
a drawing used to explain something that is difficult to understand. This book has diagrams showing the parts of a car engine.
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diagram

رَسْمٌ بِيَانِيّ diagram diagram Diagramm διάγραμμα diagrama, esquema diagrammi diagramme dijagram diagramma 그림 diagram diagram wykres diagrama диаграмма diagram แผนภาพ şekil biểu đồ 示意图
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di·a·gram

n. diagrama.
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