Meaning of GRAPHIC in English

GRAPHIC

adj.

Function: noun

Date: 1944

1 a : a product of graphic art b plural : the graphic media

2 a : a graphic representation (as a picture, map, or graph) used especially for illustration b : a pictorial image displayed on a computer screen <the program's graphic s are impressive> c plural but singular or plural in construction : the art or science of drawing a representation of an object on a two-dimensional surface according to mathematical rules of projection

3 plural but singular or plural in construction : the process whereby a computer displays graphics

4 : a printed message superimposed on a television picture

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.