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diagram

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈdaɪəɡræm/ GRAPHS & CHARTS
a drawing that explains how a system, machine, process, plan, etc., operates or is organized: As the diagram shows, a complex arrangement has been designed to balance French, German, and Spanish interests.draw (sb) a diagram of sth The mechanic drew me a diagram of the brake balance.
→  See also block diagram , cause and effect diagram , fishbone diagram , flow diagram , Ishikawa diagram , scatter diagram
Translations of “diagram”
in Arabic رَسْم بَياني, تَخْطيطي…
in Korean 도표…
in Malaysian rajah…
in French diagramme…
in Turkish şema, şekil, diyagram…
in Italian diagramma…
in Chinese (Traditional) 圖,圖解,示意圖…
in Russian диаграмма…
in Polish schemat, diagram…
in Vietnamese biểu đồ…
in Spanish diagrama…
in Portuguese diagrama…
in Thai แผนภาพ, แผนผัง…
in German das Schaubild…
in Catalan diagrama, esquema…
in Japanese 図…
in Indonesian bagan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 图,图解,示意图…
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