Meaning of GRAPH in English

GRAPH

~ 1 [ grα:f , graf ]

■ noun

1》 a diagram showing the relation between variable quantities, typically of two variables measured along a pair of axes at right angles.

2》 Mathematics a collection of points whose coordinates satisfy a given relation.

■ verb plot or trace on a ~.

Origin

C19: abbrev. of ~ic formula .

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~ 2 [ grα:f , graf ]

■ noun Linguistics a visual symbol representing a unit of sound or other feature of speech.

Origin

1930s: from Gk ~ē 'writing'.

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