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  1. in the form of a diagram; graphic; outlined.
  2. pertaining to diagrams.
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Also di·a·gram·mat·i·cal.

Origin of diagrammatic

1850–55; diagram + -atic as in problem, problematic
Related formsdi·a·gram·mat·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·di·a·gram·mat·ic, adjectivenon·di·a·gram·mat·i·cal, adjectivenon·di·a·gram·mat·i·cal·ly, adverbun·di·a·gram·mat·ic, adjectiveun·di·a·gram·mat·i·cal, adjectiveun·di·a·gram·mat·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for diagrammatic

Historical Examples

  • Rostafinski's figure 158 can only be regarded as ideal or diagrammatic.

    The Myxomycetes of the Miami Valley, Ohio

    A. P. Morgan

  • In Fig. 52 we have a diagrammatic view of an electric bell and current.

    How it Works

    Archibald Williams

  • The reader must remember that the valve shown in the section is only diagrammatic.

    How it Works

    Archibald Williams

  • All these agree in being satisfied with diagrammatic realism.

    Evolution in Art

    Alfred C. Haddon

  • A summary of this history in graphic and diagrammatic form is given in Fig. 7.