block diagram


Definition of block diagram

: a diagram (as of a system, process, or program) in which labeled figures (such as rectangles) and interconnecting lines represent the relationship of parts

Examples of block diagram in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The figure below shows the block diagram for this controller from the company’s product brief. Tom Coughlin, Forbes, 31 May 2021 Below is a block diagram of the coffee maker’s main components: Hron eventually acquired enough information to write a python script that mimicked the update process. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, 26 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of block diagram

1944, in the meaning defined above

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“Block diagram.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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