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# graph

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[ graf ]

## noun

1. a diagram representing a system of connections or interrelations among two or more things by a number of distinctive dots, lines, bars, etc.
2. Mathematics.
1. a series of points, discrete or continuous, forming a curve or surface, each of which represents a value of a given function.
2. Also called linear graph [lin, -ee-er , graf]. a network of lines connecting points.
3. a written symbol for an idea, a sound, or a linguistic expression.
4. Computers. a non-hierarchical data structure whose nodes store data elements and whose branches represent connections to other nodes in the structure.

## verb (used with object)

1. Mathematics. to draw (a curve) as representing a given function.
2. to represent by means of a graph.

graph-

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1. variant of grapho- before a vowel:

grapheme.

-graph

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1. a combining form meaning “drawn,” “written” ( lithograph; monograph ); specialized in meaning to indicate the instrument rather than the written product of the instrument ( telegraph; phonograph ).

graph

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/ ɡrɑːf; ɡræf /

## noun

1. Also calledchart 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. 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. maths a structure represented by a diagram consisting of points (vertices) joined by lines (edges)
4. linguistics a symbol in a writing system not further subdivisible into other such symbols

## verb

1. tr to draw or represent in a graph

-graph

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## combining form

1. an instrument that writes or records

telegraph

2. a writing, record, or drawing

lithograph

autograph

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. The graph of the function y = x 2 is a parabola.

## Other Words From

• re·graph verb (used with object)

## Word History and Origins

Origin of graph1

First recorded in 1875–80; short for graphic formula; graphic

Origin of graph2

< Greek -graphos (something) drawn or written, one who draws or writes. See grapho-

## Word History and Origins

Origin of graph1

C19: short for graphic formula

Origin of graph2

via Latin from Greek -graphos, from graphein to write

See map.

## Example Sentences

Not only are the high-resolution graphs colorful, but the calculators also come in a variety of mesmerizing colors like radical red, rose gold, and more.

Diffbot has to add new hardware to its data center as the knowledge graph grows.

The graph below shows the different environments where people use voice search.

Solver Mike Seifert plotted the graphs for the first few values of N, finding that as k decreased, the optimal number of posts went up incrementally.

So there was no choice but to deal with the full combinatorics of these graphs.

Here's a key to understand the graph of accuracy: ●      Lab: The polysomnograph, the benchmark for the other three.

Twitter: I check Twitter more than Facebook these days as the power of the Interest Graph really starts to show itself.

He built a structure out of words on the graph paper just as he would a mini-house with his toys.

It also draws a graph of how well you slept, which tells you whether that midnight snack was good for your sleep or not.

Silver started experimenting when the specialized Graph Search first came out.

(i) A graph compiled for the Committee shows that the biggest number of children is in the two-to-four-year-old group.

The average daily speed of the class can be taken and a graph made  to show the improvement of the class as a whole.

If the class in psychology is a large one, a graph should be prepared showing the distribution of abilities in the class.

The scribes, being acquainted with the graph st for t, ht (see KH 249 note), mechanically substituted the latter here.

If these points are outside of the graph traced in advance, we shall have to modify our curve, but not to abandon our principle.