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block diagram

n
1. (Electrical Engineering) a diagram showing the interconnections between the parts of an industrial process
2. (Geological Science) a three-dimensional drawing representing a block of the earth's crust, showing geological structure
3. (Computer Science) computing a diagram showing the interconnections between electronic components or parts of a program
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block′ di`agram


n.
a chart or diagram using labeled blocks connected by straight lines to represent the relationship of parts.
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Noun1.block diagram - a diagram showing the interconnections between the components of system (especially an electronic system)
diagram - a drawing intended to explain how something works; a drawing showing the relation between the parts
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