graph
1. noun /ɡɹɑːf,ɡɹæf/
a) A diagram displaying data; in particular one showing the relationship between two or more quantities, measurements or indicative numbers that may or may not have a specific mathematical formula relating them to each other.
b) A diagram displaying data, in particular one showing the relationship between two or more variables; specifically, for a function , the set of all tuples .
2. verb /ɡɹɑːf,ɡɹæf/
a) To draw a graph.
b) To draw a graph of a function.

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• Graph — (gr[.a]f), n. [See { graph}.] (Math.) 1. A curve or surface, the locus of a point whose co[ o]rdinates are the variables in the equation of the locus; as, a graph of the exponential function. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. A diagram symbolizing a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• Graph — may refer to:* A graphic (such as a chart or diagram) depicting the relationship between two or more variables used, for instance, in visualising scientific data.In mathematics:* Graph (mathematics), a set of vertices connected with edges * Graph …   Wikipedia

• Graph — 〈m. 16; Math.〉 = Graf2 * * * 1Graph , Graf , der; en, en [zu griech. gráphein = schreiben] (bes. Math., Naturwiss.): grafische Darstellung (z. B. von Relationen) in Form von [markierten] Knoten[punkten] u. verbindenden Linien (Kanten). 2Graph,… …   Universal-Lexikon

• -graph — [griech. gráphein = schreiben, aufzeichnen]: Grundwort in Zus. mit der Bed. »aufzeichnendes Gerät, aufzeichnende Person«, z. B. Dichrograph, Spektrograph, Biograph, vgl. graphie. * * * graph: ↑ graf. * * * graph, (auch:) graf, der; en, en… …   Universal-Lexikon

• graph — [ græf ] noun count ** a picture that uses lines or curves to show the relationship between numbers or measurements that change: The graph shows that the number of working mothers is increasing. draw/plot/construct a graph: You can then draw a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

• graph — n *chart, map Analogous words: plot, scheme, design, *plan: diagram, outline, sketch (see under SKETCH vb) graph vb chart, map (see under CHART n) Analogous words: see those at GRAPH n …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

• graph — graph1 [graf, gräf] n. [short for graphic formula] 1. a diagram, as a curve, broken line, or series of bars, representing various kinds of quantitative information and relationships, such as the successive changes in a variable quantity or… …   English World dictionary

• -graph — ( gr[.a]f) [From Gr. gra fein to write. See {Graphic}.] A suffix signifying something written (as in {digraph}), a writing; also, a writer or an instrument that produces a written or visible record of a measurement, such as a spectrograph; as,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• graph... — graph...,   ...graph, Wortbildungselement, grapho …   Universal-Lexikon

• ...graph — …graph 〈Nachsilbe; zur Bildung männl. Subst.〉 oV 1. Schreiber, Zeichner; Stenograph 2. Geschriebenes; Autograph 3. Beschreiber, Wissenschaftler; Lexikograph 4. wissenschaftl. Messgerät; Pluviograph [Etym.: → Graph] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

• graph — [gra:f US græf] n [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: graphic formula] a drawing that uses a line or lines to show how two or more sets of measurements are related to each other →↑chart ▪ Martin showed me a graph of their recent sales …   Dictionary of contemporary English