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Diagram vs. Drawing

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Main Difference

The main difference between Diagram and Drawing is that the Diagram is a plan, drawing, sketch or outline to show how something works or the relationships between the parts of a whole and Drawing is a visual artwork in two-dimensional medium.

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  • Diagram (noun)

    A plan, drawing, sketch or outline to show how something works, or show the relationships between the parts of a whole.

    "Electrical diagrams show device interconnections."

  • Diagram (noun)

    A graph or chart.

  • Diagram (noun)

    A functor from an index category to another category. The objects and morphisms of the index category need not have any internal substance, but rather merely outline the connective structure of at least some part of the diagram's codomain. If the index category is J and the codomain is C, then the diagram is said to be "of type J in C".

  • Diagram (verb)

    To represent or indicate something using a diagram.

  • Drawing (verb)

    present participle of draw

  • Drawing (noun)

    A picture, likeness, diagram or representation, usually drawn on paper.

  • Drawing (noun)

    The act of producing such a picture.

  • Drawing (noun)

    Such acts practiced as a graphic art form.

  • Drawing (noun)

    The process of drawing or pulling something.

    "Proverb: An official is great in his office as a well is rich in drawings of water."

  • Drawing (noun)

    An act or event in which the outcome (e.g., designating a winner) is selected by chance in the form of a blind draw, notably of lots; especially such a contest in which a winning name or number is selected randomly by removing (or drawing) it from a container, popularly a hat).

  • Drawing (noun)

    A small portion of tea for steeping.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Diagram (noun)

    A figure or drawing made to illustrate a statement, or facilitate a demonstration; a plan.

  • Diagram (noun)

    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.

  • Diagram

    To put into the form of a diagram.

  • Drawing (noun)

    The act of pulling, or attracting.

  • Drawing (noun)

    The act or the art of representing any object by means of lines and shades; especially, such a representation when in one color, or in tints used not to represent the colors of natural objects, but for effect only, and produced with hard material such as pencil, chalk, etc.; delineation; also, the figure or representation drawn.

  • Drawing (noun)

    The process of stretching or spreading metals as by hammering, or, as in forming wire from rods or tubes and cups from sheet metal, by pulling them through dies.

  • Drawing (noun)

    The process of pulling out and elongating the sliver from the carding machine, by revolving rollers, to prepare it for spinning.

  • Drawing (noun)

    The distribution of prizes and blanks in a lottery.

Webster Dictionary
  • Diagram (noun)

    a drawing intended to explain how something works; a drawing showing the relation between the parts

  • Diagram (verb)

    make a schematic or technical drawing of that shows how things work or how they are constructed

  • Drawing (noun)

    an illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book or magazine;

    "it is shown by the drawing in Fig. 7"

  • Drawing (noun)

    a representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines;

    "drawings of abstract forms"

    "he did complicated pen-and-ink drawings like medieval miniatures"

  • Drawing (noun)

    the creation of artistic drawings;

    "he learned drawing from his father"

  • Drawing (noun)

    players buy (or are given) chances and prizes are distributed according to the drawing of lots

  • Drawing (noun)

    act of getting or draining something such as electricity or a liquid from a source;

    "the drawing of water from the well"

  • Drawing (noun)

    the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling

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