Definitions for Diagramˈdaɪ əˌgræm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

di•a•gramˈdaɪ əˌgræm(n.; v.)-gramed; -grammed, -gram•ing; -gram•ming.

  1. (n.)a drawing or plan that outlines and explains the parts or operation of something.

  2. a figure, usu. consisting of a line drawing, made to accompany and illustrate a geometrical theorem or the like.

    Category: Math

  3. a chart or plan.

  4. (v.t.)to make a diagram of.

Origin of diagram:

1610–20; < L diagramma < Gk: that which is marked out by lines. See dia -, -gram1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. diagram(verb)

    a drawing intended to explain how something works; a drawing showing the relation between the parts

  2. diagram, plot(verb)

    make a schematic or technical drawing of that shows interactions among variables or how something is constructed

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. diagram(noun)ˈdaɪ əˌgræm

    a basic drawing showing how sth works, how it relates to other things, etc.

    a diagram of the human eye; a diagram showing the connections between the two ideas


  1. diagram(Noun)

    A plan, drawing, sketch or outline to show how something works, or show the relationships between the parts of a whole.

    Electrical diagrams show device interconnections.

  2. diagram(Noun)

    A graph or chart.

  3. diagram(Noun)

    A functor from an index category to another category. The objects and morphisms of the index category need not have any internal substance, but rather merely outline the connective structure of at least some part of the diagram's codomain. If the index category is J and the codomain is C, then the diagram is said to be "of type J in C".

  4. diagram(Verb)

    To represent or indicate something using a diagram.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Diagram(noun)

    a figure or drawing made to illustrate a statement, or facilitate a demonstration; a plan

  2. Diagram(noun)

    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

  3. Diagram(verb)

    to put into the form of a diagram


  1. Diagram

    A diagram is a two-dimensional geometric symbolic representation of information according to some visualization technique. Sometimes, the technique uses a three-dimensional visualization which is then projected onto the two-dimensional surface. The word graph is sometimes used as a synonym for diagram.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Diagram' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2884

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Diagram' in Nouns Frequency: #2006

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