Meaning of DIAGRAM in English


[ 'dʌɪəgram ]

■ noun

1》 a simplified drawing showing the appearance or structure of something.

2》 Brit. a graphical schedule for operating railway stock to provide a desired service.

■ verb ( ~s , ~ming , ~med ; US ~s , ~ing , ~ed )

1》 represent in graphic form.

2》 Brit. schedule the operations of (a locomotive or train) according to a ~.


~matic -grə'matɪk adjective

~matically adverb


C17: from L. ~ma , from Gk, from diagraphein 'mark out by lines'.

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