graph paper


Definition of graph paper

: paper ruled for drawing graphs

Examples of graph paper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lacking access to a computer, the students made calculations on graph paper by hand. The New Yorker, 10 Dec. 2021 When he's gone, Chachu crumples up the graph paper. Seija Rankin,, 25 Aug. 2021 Close up, arrays of microshutters resemble graph paper, with each cell functioning as a lens cover that can be opened or closed. Rivka Galchen, The New Yorker, 9 Aug. 2021 Start, for example, with a piece of graph paper with its grid of perpendicular lines. Quanta Magazine, 7 June 2021 Inspired by a photo of a repurposed greenhouse on Pinterest, the couple designed the structure by drawing it on graph paper and then laying it out on the lawn like the pattern pieces of a sewing project. Los Angeles Times, 29 Apr. 2021 The tablet of graph paper, green colored with quarter-inch squares used for drafting, sat on the low table before me. Steve Meyer, Anchorage Daily News, 3 Apr. 2021 To see how a fluid might travel through this lattice, imagine that each tiny edge on the graph paper is a pipe that is either open or closed. Kelsey Houston-edwards, Scientific American, 16 Mar. 2021 In fact, pen and graph paper sketches are entirely sufficient at this step. Mohan Giridharadas & Sanjeev Agrawal, Forbes, 26 Feb. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of graph paper

1927, in the meaning defined above

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Kids Definition of graph paper

: paper covered with lines that form small uniform squares for drawing graphs


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