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Meaning of DIAGRAM

Pronunciation:  'dIu`gram

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a drawing intended to explain how something works; a drawing showing the relation between the parts
  2. [v]  make a schematic or technical drawing of; make a diagram of

DIAGRAM is a 7 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: plot
 See Also: block diagram, draw, drawing, graph, horoscope, schematic, schematic drawing, Venn diagram, Venn's diagram, zodiac



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Di"a*gram\, n. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to mark out by lines; dia`
    through + ? to draw, write: cf. F. diagramme. See {Graphic}.]
    1. (Geom.) A figure or drawing made to illustrate a
       statement, or facilitate a demonstration; a plan.
    2. Any simple drawing made for mathematical or scientific
       purposes, or to assist a verbal explanation which refers
       to it; a mechanical drawing, as distinguished from an
       artistical one.
    {Indicator diagram}. (Steam Engine) See {Indicator card},
       under {indicator}
  2. \Di"a*gram\, v. t.
    To put into the form of a diagram.
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