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1graph

noun \ˈgraf\

Definition of GRAPH

1
:  the collection of all points whose coordinates satisfy a given relation (as a function)
2
:  a diagram (as a series of one or more points, lines, line segments, curves, or areas) that represents the variation of a variable in comparison with that of one or more other variables
3
:  a collection of vertices and edges that join pairs of vertices

Origin of GRAPH

short for graphic formula
First Known Use: 1886

Other Mathematics and Statistics Terms

abscissa, denominator, divisor, equilateral, exponent, hypotenuse, logarithm, oblique, radii, rhomb

Rhymes with GRAPH

2graph

verb

mathematics : to show (something) with a graph

Full Definition of GRAPH

transitive verb
1
:  to represent by a graph
2
:  to plot on a graph

Examples of GRAPH

  1. Students were asked to graph each equation.

First Known Use of GRAPH

1898

Other Mathematics and Statistics Terms

abscissa, denominator, divisor, equilateral, exponent, hypotenuse, logarithm, oblique, radii, rhomb

3graph

noun

Definition of GRAPH

1
:  a written or printed representation of a basic unit of speech (as a phoneme or syllable); especially :  grapheme 1
2
:  a single occurrence of a letter of an alphabet in any of its various shapes

Origin of GRAPH

probably from -graph
First Known Use: 1933

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