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diagram

[ dahy-uh-gram ]
/ 藞da瑟 蓹藢gr忙m /
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noun
a figure, usually consisting of a line drawing, made to accompany and illustrate a geometrical theorem, mathematical demonstration, etc.
a drawing or plan that outlines and explains the parts, operation, etc., of something:a diagram of an engine.
a chart, plan, or scheme.
verb (used with object), di路a路gramed or di路a路grammed, di路a路gram路ing or di路a路gram路ming.
to represent by a diagram; make a diagram of.
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Origin of diagram

1610鈥20; <Latin diagramma<Greek: that which is marked out by lines. See dia-, -gram1

OTHER WORDS FROM diagram

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British Dictionary definitions for diagram

diagram
/ (藞da瑟蓹藢伞r忙m) /

noun
a sketch, outline, or plan demonstrating the form or workings of something
maths a pictorial representation of a quantity or of a relationshipa Venn diagram
verb -grams, -gramming or -grammed or US -grams, -graming or -gramed
to show in or as if in a diagram

Derived forms of diagram

diagrammatic (藢da瑟蓹伞r蓹藞m忙t瑟k), adjectivediagrammatically, adverb

Word Origin for diagram

C17: from Latin diagramma, from Greek, from diagraphein, from graphein to write
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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