[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.
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
1878, shortening of graphic formula (see graphic). The verb meaning “charted on a graph” is from 1889. Related: Graphed; graphing.
- Linear graph notation
(LGN) A linearised representation of TCOL trees. [B.W. Leverett et al, “An Overview of the Production Quality Compiler-Compiler Projects”, TR CMU-CS-79-105, Carnegie Mellon 1979]. (1995-01-23)
noun, Mathematics. 1. (in linear algebra) the property of a set of elements in a vector space in which none of the vectors can be written as a linear combination of the others.
noun, Electricity, Railroads. 1. an electric motor in which a movable part moves in a straight line, with power being supplied by a varying magnetic field set up by a fixed part of the system, as a metal rail on the ground. noun See linear motor
[lin-ee-ar-i-tee] /ˌlɪn iˈær ɪ ti/ noun, plural linearities. 1. the property, quality, or state of being . 2. Television. the accuracy with which the shapes in a televised image are reproduced on the screen of a receiving set. 3. Electronics. the measure of the extent to which a certain response is directly proportional to the […]