Definitions for: Diagram


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



Webster (1913) Definition: 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


Di"a*gram, v. t.
To put into the form of a diagram.

Synonyms: plot

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

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