Diagram - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdaɪəɡræm|  American pronunciation of the word diagram
Brit.  |ˈdʌɪəɡram|  British pronunciation of the word diagram

noun

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

verb

- make a schematic or technical drawing of that shows interactions among variables or how something is constructed (syn: plot)

Examples

a diagram of the nervous system

This diagram shows how the clock operates.

The coach diagrammed the new play on the blackboard.

The students were required to diagram a sentence.

I represented it as a diagram.

a diagram of the heating system

A diagram labeling the different parts of the flower

The diagram is provided as an aid to understanding.

The diagram illustrates the complexity of the cell's structure.

The diagram shows a cutaway view of an engine.

Without the annotations, the diagram would be hard to understand.

the author's annotation of the diagram

a schematic diagram of their business model

All this information can be conveyed in a simple diagram.

A diagram represents things in only two dimensions.

Word forms

noun
singular: diagram
plural: diagrams
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