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  • adj. In the form of a diagram.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to a diagram or to diagrammatics.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or of the nature of, a diagram; showing by diagram.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining or relating to, or of the nature of, a diagram; represented by means of a diagram; consisting of a diagram; more generally, schematic and abstract.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. shown or represented by diagrams


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  • BP bombarded the media with a stream of visual, diagrammatic and other information as Hayward toured the degraded beaches of the southern US to show his concern.

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  • He had a powerful sense of the emptiness of his remembered landscape, animated only momentarily by human action; life becomes explicable as a diagrammatic series of gestures and relationships, "the underlying magic", as Miró described it, and he developed a way of painting that seemed to respond to those energies.

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  • To add to this complexity, the exhibition in Taipei takes a diagrammatic and taxonomical approach to representing and distinguishing the great array of human difference underpinning our consciousness and cognition in general and religious and spiritualist ideologies in particular.

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  • On the surface, Cheng's Tapei exhibition assumes the neutrality of an anthropological survey in its visual recording of the names, classification and diagrammatic delineation of the geographical and historical evolution and branching off of world religions.

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  • There is a supporting role for Mycroft, a possible appearance by Moriarty Watson isn't sure and a plot of such dazzling complexity that diagrammatic summary wouldn't do it justice.

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  • Yet the urban, diagrammatic or photographic subject matter, together with an oblique and sometimes enigmatic conceptual edge, shifts these images firmly into modern and postmodern times.

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  • Which means these tools create an artificial separation between higher level views (e.g. UML diagrams) and the code itself, sidelining the diagrammatic representations.

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  • Without that knowledge, there is a danger that we will end up living in the physical embodiment of something like Harry Beck's diagrammatic map of the London Underground network, which bears no relation to actual geography.

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