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## -graph

(word root) writingExamples of words with the root -graph: lithograph

## graph^{ 1}

(grăf)*n.*

**1.**A diagram that exhibits a relationship, often functional, between two sets of numbers as a set of points having coordinates determined by the relationship. Also called

*plot*.

**2.**A pictorial device, such as a pie chart or bar graph, used to illustrate quantitative relationships. Also called

*chart*.

*tr.v.*

**graphed**,

**graph·ing**,

**graphs**

**1.**To represent by a graph.

**2.**To plot (a function) on a graph.

[Short for graphic formula.]

## graph^{ 2}

(grăf)*n.*

**1.**The spelling of a word.

**2.**Any of the possible forms of a grapheme.

**3.**A written character that represents a vowel, consonant, syllable, word, or other expression and that cannot be further analyzed.

[Greek graphē,

*writing*; see**graphic**.]## graph

(ɡrɑːf; ɡræf)*n*

**1.**(Mathematics) Also called:

**chart**a drawing depicting the relation between certain sets of numbers or quantities by means of a series of dots, lines, etc, plotted with reference to a set of axes. See also bar graph

**2.**(Mathematics)

*maths*a drawing depicting a functional relation between two or three variables by means of a curve or surface containing only those points whose coordinates satisfy the relation

**3.**(Mathematics)

*maths*a structure represented by a diagram consisting of points (vertices) joined by lines (edges)

**4.**(Linguistics)

*linguistics*a symbol in a writing system not further subdivisible into other such symbols

*vb*

(Mathematics) (

*tr*) to draw or represent in a graph[C19: short for

*graphic formula*]## graph

(græf, grɑf)*n.*

**1.**a diagram representing a system of connections or interrelations among two or more things, as by a number of distinctive dots or lines.

**2.**

*Math.*

**a.**a series of discrete or continuous points, as in forming a curve or surface, each of which represents a value of a given function.

**b.**a network of lines connecting points.

**3.**a written symbol for an idea, a sound, or a linguistic expression.

*v.t.*

**4.**to draw (a curve) as representing a given mathematical function.

**5.**to represent by means of a graph.

[1875–80; see graphic]

## -graph

a combining form meaning “something written, printed, drawn, or incised” ( autograph; lithograph; monograph; pictograph); “an instrument that produces, transmits, or plays back a record, image, or message” ( phonograph; seismograph; telegraph) “the image produced by a camera or similar apparatus” (

*photograph*); “a device or process for writing or printing” ( pantograph; stenograph); “a graph or chart” ( hydrograph);also used as a variant of -gram^{1}( holograph; ideograph).[< Greek

*-graphos*(something) drawn or written, one who draws or writes, derivative of gráphein to write, draw; akin to carve]## graph

(grăf)**1.**A diagram showing the relationship of quantities, especially such a diagram in which lines, bars, or proportional areas represent how one quantity depends on or changes with another.

**2.**A curve or line showing a mathematical function or equation, typically drawn in a Cartesian coordinate system.

## graph

**Past participle:**graphed

**Gerund:**graphing

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Noun | 1. | graph - a visual representation of the relations between certain quantities plotted with reference to a set of axesseismogram - the graphical record of an earth tremor made by using a seismograph visual communication - communication that relies on vision curve - a line on a graph representing data characterisic function, characteristic curve - (electronics) graph showing how a particular characteristic of a device varies with other parameters ballistocardiogram - a graphical recording made by a ballistocardiograph echoencephalogram - a graphical image of the brain produced by an echoencephalograph echocardiogram - a graphical image of the heart produced by an echocardiograph cardiogram, ECG, EKG, electrocardiogram - a graphical recording of the cardiac cycle produced by an electrocardiograph EEG, electroencephalogram, encephalogram - a graphical record of electrical activity of the brain; produced by an electroencephalograph electroretinogram - a graphical recording of the electrical activity of the retina that results when light is flashed into the eye Laffer curve - a graph purporting to show the relation between tax rates and government income; income increases as tax rates increase up to an optimum beyond which income declines learning curve - a graph showing the rate of learning (especially a graph showing the amount recalled as a function of the number of attempts to recall) myogram - a graphical recording of muscle activity radiation diagram, radiation pattern, pattern - graphical representation (in polar or Cartesian coordinates) of the spatial distribution of radiation from an antenna as a function of angle tachogram - a graphical record of speed and distance produced by a tachograph thermogram - a graphical record produced by a thermograph exponential curve - a graph of an exponential function |

Verb | 1. | graph - represent by means of a graph; "chart the data" |

2. | graph - plot upon a graph |

## graph

*noun*diagram, figure, table, chart, representation As the graph shows, inflation has risen sharply over the last two months.

Translations

**رَسْم بَياني**رَسْمٌ بَيَانِيّ

**граф**

**graf**

**graf**

**grafeo**

**diagrammi**

**graafi**

**kaavio**

**kaaviokuva**

**verkko**

**graf**

**gráf**

**grafikon**

**graf, línurit**

grafico

**grafo****グラフ**

**그래프**

**grafikas**

**grafikos**

**grafiškai**

**milimetrinis popierius**

**vaizduojamasis**

**diagramma**

**grafiks**

**graf**wykres

gráfico

**grafo****graf**

**grafikon**

**diagram**

**graf**

**kurva**

**กราฟ**

**biểu đồ**

## graph

(graf)*noun*

a diagram consisting of a line or lines drawn to show changes in some quantity. a graph of temperature changes.

**ˈgraphic**

*adjective*

**1.**vivid. a graphic description of an accident.

**2.**of painting, drawing

*etc*. the graphic arts.

**ˈgraphically**

*adverb*

**graph paper**

paper covered in small squares used for drawing graphs on.

## graph

→ رَسْمٌ بَيَانِيّ graf graf Diagramm γραφική παράσταση gráfico kaavio graphique graf grafico グラフ 그래프 grafiek kurve wykres gráfico график diagram กราฟ grafik biểu đồ 图表## graph

*n*gráfico

*or*gráfica

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