diagram

Definitions

  • Diagram showing elements of the Ionic order
    Diagram showing elements of the Ionic order
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v diagram make a schematic or technical drawing of that shows interactions among variables or how something is constructed
    • n diagram a drawing intended to explain how something works; a drawing showing the relation between the parts
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Speyer Cathedral (diagram Speyer Cathedral (diagram
Humidity Diagram Humidity Diagram
DIAGRAM SHOWING THE MORSE ALPHABET AND ARRANGEMENT OF THE TELEGRAPH LINE DIAGRAM SHOWING THE MORSE ALPHABET AND ARRANGEMENT OF THE TELEGRAPH LINE
Diagram of brains of vertebrates Diagram of brains of vertebrates
Diagram of Earthquake Diagram of Earthquake
Diagram and Section of the Air-cells Diagram and Section of the Air-cells
Diagram for blind point of eye Diagram for blind point of eye
Diagram showing the Method of Telegraphing from a Moving Train by Induction Diagram showing the Method of Telegraphing from a Moving Train by Induction

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Diagram (Geom) A figure or drawing made to illustrate a statement, or facilitate a demonstration; a plan.
    • Diagram 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.
    • v. t Diagram To put into the form of a diagram.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n diagram In geometry, a drawing or scheme delineated for the purpose of demonstrating the properties of any figure by observations on the geometrical relations of its parts.
    • n diagram An illustrative figure giving only the outlines or a general scheme (not an exact representation) of the object; a figure for ascertaining or exhibiting certain relations between objects under discussion by means of analogous relations between the parts of the figure.
    • n diagram In old music, a table representing all the sounds of the system; a musical scale.
    • n diagram A diagram in which the accelerations of particles are represented in magnitude and direction by lines drawn from points showing the positions of those particles.
    • n diagram A diagram in which the displacements of particles are represented in magnitude and direction by lines drawn from points showing the positions of those particles.
    • diagram To draw or put into the form of a diagram; make a diagram of.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Diagram dī′a-gram a figure or plan drawn in outline to illustrate any statement: a record traced by an automatic indicator
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Quotations

  • Doris Lessing
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    “If a fish is the movement of water embodied, given shape, then cat is a diagram and pattern of subtle air.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. , fr. to mark out by lines; dia` through + to draw, write: cf. F. diagramme,. See Graphic
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.,—Gr. diagrammadia, round, graphein, to write.

Usage

In literature:

Now look at the diagram to the right.
"Lectures in Navigation" by Ernest Gallaudet Draper
The diagrams have been drawn to scale.
"The Complete Golfer [1905]" by Harry Vardon
Similar connections from the other points can readily be followed from the diagram.
"Respiration Calorimeters for Studying the Respiratory Exchange and Energy Transformations of Man" by Francis Gano Benedict
This is a very simple arrangement, as may be seen by examining the diagram.
"Shelters, Shacks and Shanties" by D.C. Beard
On this account it can be used in many ways, shown in numerous wiring-diagrams.
"How Two Boys Made Their Own Electrical Apparatus" by Thomas M. (Thomas Matthew) St. John
The parts marked black, P P, are those corresponding to the faces of the valves shown in previous diagrams (p. 54).
"How it Works" by Archibald Williams
Use the loop knot shown in our diagram.
"How Girls Can Help Their Country" by Juliette Low
A diagram may help to visualize the relations existing between the various parts of the world organization.
"The Next Step" by Scott Nearing
Diagram of a spring 109 25.
"Rural Hygiene" by Henry N. Ogden
Draw a diagram showing how the house-fly carries disease.
"Boy Scouts Handbook" by Boy Scouts of America
A good idea of the shape, size and general characteristics of these weapons will be obtained from the accompanying diagrams.
"Submarine Warfare of To-day" by Charles W. Domville-Fife
Illustrated with diagrams and plans.
"Taxidermy" by Leon Luther Pray
He took a piece of chalk and drew crazy diagrams on the floor.
"Whittier-land" by Samuel T. Pickard
All the lines really belong in this diagram as in the first.
"Common Science" by Carleton W. Washburne
Two diagrams are used, one called the diagram of the frame and the other called the diagram of stress.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 3" by Various
Follow these illustrations, and begin by making a very careful study of Diagram 3, "Bucktails" (page 15).
"How to Tie Flies" by E. C. Gregg
As long as the diagrams were just designs on paper, Lenny Poe could pick them up fine.
"The Foreign Hand Tie" by Gordon Randall Garrett
This is indicated in the diagrams.
"A Critique of the Theory of Evolution" by Thomas Hunt Morgan
With numerous Plates and Diagrams.
"Ticknor and Company Book Catalog (1887)" by Ticknor and Company
Diagram of the calyx and corolla; the three dotted lines in the place of missing petals.
"The Elements of Botany" by Asa Gray
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In poetry:

If you dissect a bird
To diagram the tongue
You'll cut the chord
Articulating song.
"Admonition" by Sylvia Plath
"THOSE Platonists are a curse,' he said,
"God's fire upon the wane,
A diagram hung there instead,
More women born than men.'
"Statistics" by William Butler Yeats
A tree of blood soaks the morning
where the newborn woman groans.
Her voice leaves glass in the wound
and on the panes, a diagram of bone.
"Adam" by Federico Garcia Lorca

In news:

Many of us suffered through English class, diagramming sentences and memorizing grammar rules.
The undated diagram that was given to the AP by officials of more.
Diagram courtesy of Marty Scott.
Diagram suggests Iran working on nuclear bomb much more powerful than Hiroshima .
A diagram illustrating the fracking process.
If you've seen a placard showing the effects of smoking on the lungs, a diagram of the intestines or a 3-D representation of a protein string, you've seen the work of medical illustrators .
' Intimate Science,' 'Diagram' At Real Art Ways.
VIENNA – A leaked diagram suggesting that Iran is pursuing a nuclear weapon is scientifically flawed, diplomats working with the UN nuclear agency conceded Friday.
Location and diagram of bike lanes.
Looper , Diagrammed With Straws.
Eddie Box, an attorney for William Collins, a river pilot and adviser hired by the Delta Mariner , diagrams lights on the Eggners Ferry Bridge.
The diagram of parts of the nose of a sperm whale.
Diagramming Robert Griffin III's 76-yard touchdown run against the Vikings on Sunday.
Near Earth Object Program— Orbit Diagrams.
A key step to make your dairy a success is to develop an organizational diagram, says Tom Fuhrmann, veterinarian and owner of DairyWorks, a management consulting firm in Arizona.
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In science:

We define that all diagrams which can be obtained from the i–th diagram (i.e., the diagram of the i–th topology) of the pure model, belong to the i–th group.
Critical behavior of n-vector model with quenched randomness
The requirement (1) can be represented diagramatically as the diagram of a (conjugate) partition in which column j is of length nj (see Figure 2). A successive sequence of diagrams so generated (starting and finishing with the empty diagram
Random walks and random fixed-point free involutions
Turning instead to the one-loop planar diagrams that do not act diagonally in word space, we note that the only diagrams contributing are the F-term diagrams that interchange an A with a B as in (C.28).
Gauge theory description of compactified pp-waves
The diagram ∆ has become a diagram with selection or an S-diagram.
Diagrams with Selection and Method for Constructing Boundedly Generated and Boundedly Simple Groups
By signature and rank of diagram Σ we mean the signature and the rank of the matrix G(Σ). A Coxeter diagram Σ is called el liptic if the matrix G(Σ) is positive definite. A connected Coxeter diagram Σ is called parabolic if the matrix G(Σ) is degenerate, and any subdiagram of Σ is elliptic.
On simple ideal hyperbolic Coxeter polytopes
The diagram D8 extends to the diagram eE8 in two different ways, and we obtain four non-elementary diagrams shown in the right column of Table 2. 4.
On simple ideal hyperbolic Coxeter polytopes
Since each of the diagrams Ek (k = 6, 7, 8) extends to the diagram eEk in a unique (modulo the renumbering of the nodes) way, the diagram is elementary, and the lemma is proved.
On simple ideal hyperbolic Coxeter polytopes
Diagrams M1 and M2 (which appear with a factor of two) are known in the theory of superconductivity as the Aslamasov-Larkin diagrams and in mesoscopics as the Altshuler-Shklovskii diagrams.
Tails of the dynamical structure factor of 1D spinless fermions beyond the Tomonaga approximation
This implies that all R diagrams contribute equally, as well as all L diagrams and both M diagrams.
Tails of the dynamical structure factor of 1D spinless fermions beyond the Tomonaga approximation
U is called an S IK diagram of E ′ and E if the left-half Y ← eY → Km(A) is a Shioda-Inose diagram over U , and the right-half Km(A) ← eA → A is the Kummer diagram of E ′ and E over U .
Transcendental lattices and supersingular reduction lattices of a singular $K3$ surface
To avoid the overcounting of the diagrams, one must note that, expressing Σ in terms of double lines, some diagrams of Σ with single lines will become “obsolete.” For example, in Fig. 8, there is no double line counterpart of the fourth diagram of Σ in Fig. 7.
Diffusion Processes on Small-World Networks with Distance-Dependent Random-Links
Following this argument, one can understand that the higher-order single-link (or one-cumulant) diagrams dominate the small-p limit behavior of the self-energy since the first-order, single-cross, diagram does not depend on the GF, while all the other single-link diagrams do.
Diffusion Processes on Small-World Networks with Distance-Dependent Random-Links
Since this divergent contribution is the only difference between this diagram and the diagram in Fig. 9(a), the higher-order diagrams will dominate the small p behavior.
Diffusion Processes on Small-World Networks with Distance-Dependent Random-Links
Let Y be the Young graph, i.e. the Hasse graph of the lattice of Young diagrams partially ordered by inclusion of diagrams (see ). Y is a graded graph, where the rank |λ| of a Young diagram λ ∈ Y is the number of cells in λ. Y has a unique vertex
Vicious walkers and random contraction matrices
In the following we study two particular classes of diagrams, namely the ladder diagrams and the maximally crossed diagrams, schematically represented in Fig. 2.
Notes on coherent backscattering from a random potential
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