Meaning of DIAGRAM in English


I. di ‧ a ‧ gram 1 S3 /ˈdaɪəɡræm/ BrE AmE noun [countable]

[ Date: 1600-1700 ; Language: Greek ; Origin: diagramma , from diagraphein 'to mark out with lines' ]

a simple drawing or plan that shows exactly where something is, what something looks like, or how something works

diagram of

a diagram of the heating system

—diagrammatic /ˌdaɪəɡrəˈmætɪk◂/ adjective

—diagrammatically /-kli/ adverb

II. diagram 2 BrE AmE verb ( past tense and past participle diagrammed , present participle diagramming ) [transitive]

to show or represent something in a diagram

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