Meaning of GRAPH in English

GRAPH

I. ˈgraf, -aa(ə)f, -aif, -ȧf noun

( -s )

Etymology: short for graphic formula

1. : a diagram (as a series of points, a line, a curve, an area) that represents the variation of a variable in comparison with that of one or more other variables

a graph showing the increase of population during the last 100 years

2. of a mathematical function : the collection of all points whose coordinates satisfy the given functional relation

II. transitive verb

( -ed/-ing/-s )

1. : to represent or record by a graph

2. : to plot (as a curve from its equation) on a graph

III. noun

( -s )

Etymology: probably from -graph

1. : a spelling of a word

2. : a single occurrence of a letter of an alphabet in any of its various shapes (as D, d, Đ, đ)

3. : a letter or combination of letters taken as a minimum unit in determining the phonemes of a language from written records — compare allograph 2, grapheme

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.