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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 diagrammatically

Historical Examples

  • The experimental arrangement is diagrammatically shown in Fig. 45.

    Life Movements in Plants

    Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose

  • The phenomena involved are diagrammatically represented in Fig. 13.

    Being Well-Born

    Michael F. Guyer

  • The stages in this metamorphosis are diagrammatically shewn in figs. 10 and 11.

  • A longitudinal section through the vertebral column at this stage is diagrammatically shewn in fig. 320 C.

  • The general features of the excretory organs at this period are diagrammatically represented in the woodcut (fig. 387).