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graphic (ˈɡræfɪk) or graphical
1. vividly or clearly described: a graphic account of the disaster.
2. sexually explicit
3. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) of or relating to writing or other inscribed representations: graphic symbols.
4. (Mathematics) maths using, relating to, or determined by a graph: a graphic representation of the figures.
5. (Art Terms) of or relating to the graphic arts
6. (Geological Science) geology having or denoting a texture formed by intergrowth of the crystals to resemble writing: graphic granite.
[C17: from Latin graphicus, from Greek graphikos, from graphein to write; see carve]ˈgraphically ˈgraphicly adv ˈgraphicalness ˈgraphicness n
graph•ic (ˈgræf ɪk)
1. giving a clear and effective picture; vivid: a graphic account of an earthquake.
2. pertaining to the use of diagrams, graphs, mathematical curves, or the like; diagrammatic.
3. of, pertaining to, or expressed by writing: graphic symbols.
4. formed by inscription or drawing.
5. pertaining to the determination of mathematical values, solution of problems, etc., by direct measurement on diagrams instead of by ordinary calculations.
6. of or pertaining to the graphic arts.
7. depicted in a realistic or vivid manner: graphic sex and violence.
8. containing graphic descriptions: a graphic movie.n.
9. a product of the graphic arts, as a drawing or print.
10. a computer-generated image.
[1630–40; < Latin graphicus of painting or drawing < Greek graphikós able to draw or paint =gráph(ein) to draw, write + -ikos -ic]
Any and all products of the cartographic and photogrammetric art. A graphic may be a map, chart, or mosaic or even a film strip that was produced using cartographic techniques.
Thesaurus Legend: Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
1. vivid, clear, detailed, striking, telling, explicit, picturesque, forceful, expressive, descriptive, illustrative, well-drawn graphic descriptions of violence
vivid vague, woolly, generalized, imprecise, unspecific
1. (= vivid) [description, picture] → muy gráfico
to describe sth in graphic detail → describir algo con todo lujo de detalles
2. (Art, Math) → gráfico
graphic [ˈgræfɪk] adj (= explicit) [scene, description] → cru(e)
(= vivid) account, description → anschaulich; (= unpleasantly realistic) → drastisch; to describe something in graphic detail → etw in allen Einzelheiten anschaulich darstellen
n → Grafiker(in) m(f)
pl, graphic design
n → Grafik f
n → Grafiker(in) m(f)
n → (Graphic) Equalizer m
n Roman in Cartoonform, → Comicheft nt
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