- a device for drawing, used in reproducing outlines, plans, etc., mechanically on any desired scale.
- a combined protractor and scale.
Origin of diagraph
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Historical Examples of diagraph
In the orthography of the Félibres the diagraph ue is used as we find it in Old French to represent this vowel.Frdric Mistral
Charles Alfred Downer
- a device for enlarging or reducing maps, plans, etc
- a protractor and scale used in drawing
Word Origin for diagraph
C19: from French diagraphe, from Greek diagraphein to represent with lines; see diagram
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