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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Diagram  \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} 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Diagram  \Di"a*gram\,  v.  t. 
  To  put  into  the  form  of  a  diagram. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  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 
  [syn:  {plot}] 




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