Meaning of diagram

di•a•gram

Pronunciation: (dī'u-gram"), [key]
— n., v., -gramed -grammed, -gram•ing -gram•ming.
—n.
  1. a figure, usually consisting of a line drawing, made to accompany and illustrate a geometrical theorem, mathematical demonstration, etc.
  2. a drawing or plan that outlines and explains the parts, operation, etc., of something: a diagram of an engine.
  3. a chart, plan, or scheme.
—v.t.
  1. to represent by a diagram; make a diagram of.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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