[graf, grahf] /græf, grɑf/
a diagram representing a system of connections or interrelations among two or more things by a number of distinctive dots, lines, bars, etc.
a written symbol for an idea, a sound, or a linguistic expression.
verb (used with object)
Mathematics. to draw (a curve) as representing a given function.
to represent by means of a graph.
variant of before a vowel:
a combining form meaning “drawn,” “written” (lithograph; monograph); specialized in meaning to indicate the instrument rather than the written product of the instrument (telegraph; phonograph).
Also called chart. a drawing depicting the relation between certain sets of numbers or quantities by means of a series of dots, lines, etc, plotted with reference to a set of axes See also bar graph
(maths) a drawing depicting a functional relation between two or three variables by means of a curve or surface containing only those points whose coordinates satisfy the relation
(maths) a structure represented by a diagram consisting of points (vertices) joined by lines (edges)
(linguistics) a symbol in a writing system not further subdivisible into other such symbols
(transitive) to draw or represent in a graph
an instrument that writes or records: telegraph
a writing, record, or drawing: autograph, lithograph
1878, shortening of graphic formula (see graphic). The verb meaning “charted on a graph” is from 1889. Related: Graphed; graphing.
word-forming element meaning “instrument for recording; something written,” from Greek graphe “writing,” from graphein “to write, express by written characters,” earlier “to draw, represent by lines drawn” (see -graphy).
An instrument for writing, drawing, or recording: cardiograph.
1. A collection of nodes and edges.
See also connected graph, degree, directed graph, Moore bound, regular graph, tree.
2. A visual representation of algebraic equations or data.
- Graph algorithm and software package
library (GASP) A PL/I extension for programming graph algorithms. [“GASP – Gprah Algorithm Software Package”, S. Chase, TR CS Dept, U Illinois, Dec 1969]. (1998-02-27)
[graf-uh-loi] /ˈgræf əˌlɔɪ/ noun 1. a compound of impregnated with Babbitt metal, bronze, copper, gold, etc., used as a low-friction material.
graphanesthesia graph·an·es·the·sia (grāf’ān-ĭs-thē’zhə) n. Loss of the ability to recognize figures traced on the skin, as with a pencil-shaped piece of wood.
- Graph coloring