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English definition of “diagram”

diagram

noun [C] uk   /ˈdaɪ.ə.ɡræm/ us  
B1 a simple plan that represents a machine, system, or idea, etc., often drawn to explain how it works: The teacher drew a diagram showing how the blood flows through the heart.Tables, graphs and diagrams
diagrammatic
adjective uk   /ˌdaɪ.ə.ɡrəˈmæt.ɪk/ us    /-ˈmæt̬-/
Tables, graphs and diagrams
diagrammatically
adverb uk   /ˌdaɪ.ə.ɡrəˈmæt.ɪ.kəl.i/ us    /-ˈmæt̬-/
using diagrams: She explained the whole problem diagrammatically.Tables, graphs and diagrams
(Definition of diagram from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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