What does Diagram mean?

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ˈdaɪ əˌgræmDi·a·gram

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diagramverb

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

  2. diagram, plotverb

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


  1. diagramnoun

    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. diagramnoun

    A graph or chart.

  3. diagramnoun

    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. diagramverb

    To represent or indicate something using a diagram.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Diagramnoun

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

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

  2. Diagramnoun

    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

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

  3. Diagramverb

    to put into the form of a diagram

    Etymology: [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.]

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

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

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  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

Examples of Diagram in a Sentence

  1. Microsoft Corp:

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

  2. David Makovsky:

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

  3. Chester Wisniewski:

    We have a collision of tech, privacy and health professionals and the Venn diagram doesn't really have a spot where they all overlap.

  4. Satya Nadella:

    The Venn diagram is pretty big.

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    the verbal act of urging on
    • A. instigation
    • B. chin-wag
    • C. confrere
    • D. congius

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