How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"dia" (through, apart, across, around), spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
In this sense, "dia" is a word added to another word to make a new word.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "through" or "across" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|Draw a diagram of the fence line.|
|This lesson is designed to help students identify and measure the diameter of a circle.|