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DIAGRAM (diagrammed, diagramming)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does diagram mean? 

DIAGRAM (noun)
  The noun DIAGRAM has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: DIAGRAM used as a noun is very rare.


DIAGRAM (verb)
  The verb DIAGRAM has 1 sense:

1. make a schematic or technical drawing of that shows how things work or how they are constructed

  Familiarity information: DIAGRAM used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DIAGRAM (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("diagram" is a kind of...):

drawing (a representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "diagram"):

block diagram (a diagram showing the interconnections between the components of system (especially an electronic system))

horoscope (a diagram of the positions of the planets and signs of the zodiac at a particular time and place)

schematic; schematic drawing (diagram of an electrical or mechanical system)

Venn diagram; Venn's diagram (a diagram that uses circles to represent set theory; the position and overlap of the circles indicate the relations among the sets)

zodiac ((astrology) a circular diagram representing the 12 zodiacal constellations and showing their signs)


DIAGRAM (verb)


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Meaning:

Make a schematic or technical drawing of that shows how things work or how they are constructed

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Synonyms:

diagram; plot

Hypernyms (to "diagram" is one way to...):

draw (represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "diagram"):

graph (plot upon a graph)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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