Meaning of GRAPHIC in English

GRAPHIC

adj. & n.

--adj.

1. of or relating to the visual or descriptive arts, esp. writing and drawing.

2 vividly descriptive.

3 (of minerals) showing marks like writing on the surface or in a fracture.

4 GRAPHICAL.

--n. a product of the graphic arts (cf. GRAPHICS).

Phrases and idioms:

graphic arts the visual and technical arts involving design, writing, drawing, printing, etc. graphic equalizer a device for the separate control of the strength and quality of selected frequency bands.

Derivatives:

graphically adv. graphicness n.

Etymology: L graphicus f. Gk graphikos f. graphe writing

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.