Meaning of DIAGRAM in English

DIAGRAM

— diagrammable , adj.

/duy"euh gram'/ , n. , v. , diagramed or diagrammed, diagraming or diagramming .

n.

1. a figure, usually consisting of a line drawing, made to accompany and illustrate a geometrical theorem, mathematical demonstration, etc.

2. a drawing or plan that outlines and explains the parts, operation, etc., of something: a diagram of an engine.

3. a chart, plan, or scheme.

v.t.

4. to represent by a diagram; make a diagram of.

[ 1610-20; diagramma 1 ]

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