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diagram

di·a·gram

diagram

 
pronunciation:
daI graem
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part of speech: noun
definition: a drawing or plan that shows the parts of something or how the parts work together.
He drew a diagram of the car.
synonyms:
design
similar words:
chart, draft, drawing, graph, map
derivation: diagrammable (adj.)
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Diagram comes from an ancient Greek word that means "something marked out by lines."
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The word diagram contains the following parts:
gram Greek root that means write