Diagram vs Dialogue - What's the difference?

diagram | dialogue |


As verbs the difference between diagram and dialogue

is that diagram is to represent or indicate something using a diagram while dialogue is .

As a noun diagram

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

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

diagram

Alternative forms

* diagramme (archaic)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A plan, drawing, sketch or outline to show how something works, or show the relationships between the parts of a whole.
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    Electrical diagrams show device interconnections.
  • A graph or chart.
  • (category theory) 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 ".
  • Synonyms

    * (plan or similar to show relationships or similar) schematic

    Hyponyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * circuit diagram * Ishikawa diagram * logic diagram * (tree diagram) * Venn diagram

    Verb

  • To represent or indicate something using a diagram.
  • dialogue

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (US and computing) dialog

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A conversation or other form of discourse between two or more individuals.
  • Bill and Melinda maintained a dialogue via email over the course of their long-distance relationship.
  • * 2013 , Paul Harris, Lance Armstrong faces multi-million dollar legal challenges after confession'' (in ''The Guardian , 19 January 2013)[http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2013/jan/19/lance-armstrong-legal-challenges-confession]
  • The hours of dialogue with Winfrey, which culminated in a choked-up moment on Friday night as he discussed the impact of his cheating on his family, appear to have failed to give Armstrong the redemption that he craves.
  • In a dramatic or literary presentation, the verbal parts of the script or text; the verbalizations of the actors or characters.
  • The movie had great special effects, but the dialogue was lackluster.
  • A literary form, where the presentation resembles a conversation.
  • A literary historian, she specialized in the dialogues of ancient Greek philosophers.
  • (computing) A dialogue box.
  • Once the My Computer dialogue opens, select Local Disk (C:), then right click and scroll down.

    Antonyms

    * introspection * monologue * multilogue

    Derived terms

    ( conversation or other form of discourse between two or more individuals) * dialogic * dialogical * dialogically * dialogism * dialogist * dialogistic * dialogistically * dialogize * modal dialogue

    Verb

    (dialogu)
  • (informal, business) To discuss or negotiate so that all parties can reach an understanding.
  • Pearson wanted to dialogue with his overseas counterparts about the new reporting requirements.
  • (obsolete) To take part in a dialogue; to dialogize.
  • (Shakespeare)