# diagram

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## diagram

a chart, plan, or scheme
Not to be confused with:
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

## 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]

## 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
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Past Conditional
I would have diagrammed
you would have diagrammed
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we would have diagrammed
you 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

## diagram

noun a diagram showing the workings of the engine
Translations
رَسْم بَيانيرَسْمٌ بِيَانِيّ
diagramgrafschéma
diagram
diagrammi
dijagram
skÿringarmynd, uppdráttur
그림
diagrama
diagramma
diagram
diagram
แผนภาพ
biểu đồ

## diagram

[ˈdaɪəgræm] N (= plan) → ; (= chart) → (Math) →

## diagram

[ˈdaɪəgræm] n
to draw a diagram →

## 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

## diagram

[ˈdaɪəˌgræm] n (Math) →

## 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.

## diagram

diagram diagram diagrammi dijagram 그림 diagram แผนภาพ biểu đồ

## di·a·gram

n. diagrama.
References in classic literature ?
The accompanying diagram will aid us in understanding this rather perplexing subject.
They had their red guide-books open at the diagram of the view, and were painfully picking out the several mountains and trying to impress their names and positions on their memories.
Again, when I am in the company of one of my two hexagonal Grandsons, contemplating one of his sides (AB) full front, it will be evident from the accompanying diagram that I shall see one whole line (AB) in comparative brightness (shading off hardly at all at the ends) and two smaller lines (CA and BD) dim throughout and shading away into greater dimness towards the extremities C and D.
The diagram upon it appears to be a plan of part of a large building with numerous halls, corridors, and passages.
At first, no result at all crowned my efforts, though I 'divided my swift mind,' now hither, now thither, in a way that I felt sure would have made AEneas green with envy: but the dimly-seen oval remained as provokingly blank as ever--a mere Ellipse, as if in some mathematical diagram, without even the Foci that might be made to do duty as a nose and a mouth.
The black bodies of the trees formed a straight wall on both sides, terminating on the horizon in a point, like a diagram in a lesson in perspective.
A large hop-scotch diagram is marked out on the deck with chalk, and each compartment numbered.
He took the book, open at a diagram of the dissected part, and looked at what they had to find.
Here is a popular scientific diagram, a weather record.
Take the living lines out of that landscape, simplify it to a right angle, and you flatten it out to a mere diagram on paper.
"How could a man lecture if his diagrams were going to behave like that!
It was further decorated with strange and seemingly cabalistic figures and diagrams, suitable to the quaint taste of the age which had been drawn in the stucco, when newly laid on, and had now grown hard and durable, for the admiration of after times.

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