tree diagram

noun
Mathematics, Linguistics. a diagram in which lines branch out from a central point or stem without forming any closed loops.
Also called tree.


Origin:
1960–65

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Example sentences
Actually draw a tree diagram and put staff on the branches.
The branches on a tree diagram list all the possible outcomes of that
  particular event.
Another way to determine the outcomes in a sample space is to draw a tree
  diagram.
Cluster tree diagram showing similarities among sampling.
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