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diagram

 [di´ah-gram]
a graphic representation, in simplest form, of an object or concept, made up of lines and lacking any pictorial content.
Venn diagram a diagram representing logical relationships using circles.
 Venn diagram. This depiction of the interactions of host, parasite, and environment provides a framework for understanding infectious processes. From Copstead, 1995.

Venn di·a·gram

(ven),
pictorial representation of the extent to which two or more quantities or concepts are mutually inclusive and exclusive.

Venn,

John, English logician and philosopher, 1834-1923.
Venn diagram - pictorial representation of the extent to which two or more quantities or concepts are mutually inclusive and exclusive.

Venn diagram

a pictorial representation, usually in the form of two or more overlapping circles, of the extent to which two or more quantities or concepts have comparable or disparate characteristics.
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In addition to examining these areas of the Venn diagram, it is important to examine anniversary issues.
Feinstein [1] noted that instead of trying to abolish overlap it could be classified and preserved using Boolean algebra and Venn diagrams.
The idea that new systems must support the patient side of the Venn diagram is very important and often is paid only lip service.
The intersection of the Venn diagram and is that it really isn't possible for bands to lend support for politicians here, so polarised are the sides.
Key components of the intervention included instruction in compare-contrast signal words, three guiding questions at the end of the passage to summarize the information read, and independent completion of a Venn diagram.
Just when we thought we understood your Venn Diagram of sexuality - gay people in one circle, straights in the other, bi-sexuals in the shady area between - you throw another one at us
complete a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the two cultures of an internationally adopted teen.
Then use what you learned to fill in the Venn diagram below.
If you did a venn diagram of the blokes in the audience where the three sets were 'favourite band Coldplay', 'enjoy paintballing' and 'don't get much action', what would be your percentage spread in the intersection?
Rather than handing the chief engineer conflicting requirements that have no hope of intersecting on a Venn diagram, Thai-Tang is working to develop a process that delivers targets based on reasonable assumptions, no matter the vehicle.
Other activities use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast, and involve comparative geography.
Create a Venn diagram comparing and contrasting specific marine organisms