Meaning of DIAGRAM in English

DIAGRAM

Pronunciation: ' d ī - ə - ˌ gram

Function: noun

Etymology: Greek diagramma, from diagraphein to mark out by lines, from dia- + graphein to write ― more at CARVE

Date: 1619

1 : a graphic design that explains rather than represents especially : a drawing that shows arrangement and relations (as of parts)

2 : a line drawing made for mathematical or scientific purposes

– di · a · gram · ma · ble \ - ˌ gra-m ə -b ə l \ adjective

– di · a · gram · mat · ic \ ˌ d ī - ə -gr ə - ' ma-tik \ also di · a · gram · mat · i · cal \ - ' ma-ti-k ə l \ adjective

– di · a · gram · mat · i · cal · ly \ -ti-k( ə -)l ē \ adverb

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.