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graph paper

noun

  1. paper printed with a pattern of straight or curved lines, especially a grid of small squares, for plotting or drawing graphs and curves.


graph paper

noun

  1. paper printed with intersecting lines, usually horizontal and vertical and equally spaced, for drawing graphs, diagrams, etc


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Word History and Origins

Origin of graph paper1

First recorded in 1925–30

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Example Sentences

Participants also use by-hook-or-by-crook strategies—such as “Excel madness,” as Wastl describes it, or reams of graph paper, and a surprising number solve the puzzles in Minecraft.

Both students and teachers may enjoy academic planners with stickers for decoration, graph paper for computations, and blank paper for jotting down notes.

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

The paper was ordinary graph paper with a series of small, wavy lines on it in red ink.

Each plastic range was tossed at random on sheets of graph paper for fifty trials each.

First, he laid out a series of about thirty squares horizontally across a sheet of graph paper.

One: A schematic detail on graph paper which resembled no type of circuit Vogel had ever seen.

He unfolded a sheet of graph paper a yard long and almost as wide.

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