What does Diagram mean?

Definitions for Diagramˈdaɪ əˌgræm

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Diagram.

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


  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

  4. Origin: [Gr. , fr. to mark out by lines; dia` through + to draw, write: cf. F. diagramme. See Graphic.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Diagram

    dī′a-gram, n. a figure or plan drawn in outline to illustrate any statement: a record traced by an automatic indicator.—adj. Diagrammat′ic.—adv. Diagrammat′ically.—n. Dī′agraph, an instrument for enabling unskilled persons to draw objects in outline.—adj. Diagraph′ic. [L.,—Gr. diagrammadia, round, graphein, to write.]

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Diagram in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Diagram in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Satya Nadella:

    The Venn diagram is pretty big.

  2. David Makovsky:

    We couldn't create that diagram where they all overlapped on these five issues.

  3. Microsoft Corp:

    The professionals of the world can benefit in terms of getting their work done, the Venn diagram is pretty big.

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