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a chart, plan, or scheme
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diaphragm – the partition separating the thoracic cavity from the abdominal cavity in mammals; a contraceptive device worn by a female over the uterine cervix during sexual intercourse
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·mat′ic (-grə-măt′ĭk), di′a·gram·mat′i·cal adj.
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
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.
di`a•gram•mat′ic (-grəˈmæt ɪk) adj.
Past participle: diagrammed
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|Noun||1.||diagram - 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
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
|Verb||1.||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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