Meaning of DIAGRAM in English


n. & v.


1. a drawing showing the general scheme or outline of an object and its parts.

2 a graphic representation of the course or results of an action or process.

3 Geom. a figure made of lines used in proving a theorem etc. (diagrammed, diagramming; US diagramed, diagraming) represent by means of a diagram.


diagrammatic adj. diagrammatically adv.

Etymology: L diagramma f. Gk (as DIA-, -GRAM)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.