adjective Also graph·i·cal.
Origin of graphic
Synonyms for graphic
Examples from the Web for graphical
Historical Examples of graphical
To construct a graphical scale of yards; also one to read miles.
A map has a graphical scale on which 1.5 inches reads 500 strides.
Graphical methods of solution are often the best (see Graph).The New Gresham Encyclopedia
This is the graphical construction, and is near enough for practice.Instructions on Modern American Bridge Building
G. B. N. Tower
In 1685, he introduced the first graphical representation of complex numbers.Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed.
S. A. Reilly
Word Origin for graphic
"vivid," 1570s (implied in graphically), from Latin graphicus "picturesque," from Greek graphikos "of or for writing, belonging to drawing, picturesque," from graphe "writing, drawing," from graphein "to write" (see -graphy). Meaning "of or pertaining to drawing" is from 1756. Related: Graphically. Graphic design is attested by 1956. Graphic equalizer is from 1969.