giving a clear and effective picture; vivid: a graphic account of an earthquake.
pertaining to the use of diagrams, graphs, mathematical curves, or the like; diagrammatic.
of, relating to, or expressed by writing: graphic symbols.
written, inscribed, or drawn.
depicted in a realistic or vivid manner: graphic sex and violence.
containing graphic descriptions: a graphic movie.
Geology. (of a rock) having a texture formed by the intergrowth of certain minerals so as to resemble written characters.
Mathematics. pertaining to the determination of values, solution of problems, etc., by direct measurement on diagrams instead of by ordinary calculations.
of or relating to the graphic arts.
a product of the graphic arts, as a drawing or print.
a computer-generated image.
- graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
- graph·i·cal·ness, graph·ic·ness, noun
- non·graph·ic, adjective
- non·graph·i·cal, adjective
- non·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
- non·graph·i·cal·ness, noun
- un·graph·ic, adjective
- un·graph·i·cal, adjective
- un·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
How to use graphic in a sentence
The Macintosh division started as a rebellious unit within Apple, formed to compete with the company's less graphical computers.
As interpretative of thought, pauses should correspond mainly with the graphical marks of punctuation.The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886 | Ministry of Education
The comparison is so clearly shown in graphical diagrams and in Fig. 31 that further description is unnecessary.Aviation Engines | Victor Wilfred Pag
Bauer has employed a convenient graphical method of illustrating secular change.
But that portrait, so graphical and complete, was a spell as powerful as Odin's to break silence.Merrie England In The Olden Time, Vol. 1 (of 2) | George Daniel
The elastic theory enables one to calculate arches much more quickly than any graphical or guess method yet proposed.Some Mooted Questions in Reinforced Concrete Design | Edward Godfrey
British Dictionary definitions for graphic
vividly or clearly described: a graphic account of the disaster
of or relating to writing or other inscribed representations: graphic symbols
maths using, relating to, or determined by a graph: a graphic representation of the figures
of or relating to the graphic arts
geology having or denoting a texture formed by intergrowth of the crystals to resemble writing: graphic granite
- graphically or graphicly, adverb
- graphicalness or graphicness, noun
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