# diagram

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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.]

## 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]
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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]

## 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
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
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:
 Noun 1 diagram - a drawing intended to explain how something works; a drawing showing the relation between the partsblock 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 placeschematic, schematic drawing - diagram of an electrical or mechanical systemVenn 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 circleszodiac - (astrology) a circular diagram representing the 12 zodiacal constellations and showing their signs Verb 1 diagram - make a schematic or technical drawing of that shows interactions among variables or how something is constructedplotdraw - 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 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) → ; (= chart) → (Math) →
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## diagram

[ˈdaɪəgræm] n
to draw a diagram →
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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] n (Math) →
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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

diagram diagram diagrammi dijagram 그림 diagram แผนภาพ biểu đồ
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## di·a·gram

n. diagrama.
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