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graph·ic / ˈgrafik/ • adj. 1. of or relating to visual art, esp. involving drawing, engraving, or lettering: his mature graphic work. ∎  giving a vivid picture with explicit detail: he gave a graphic description of the torture. ∎  Comput. of, relating to, or denoting a visual image: graphic information such as charts and diagrams. 2. of or in the form of a graph. 3. Geol. of or denoting rocks having a surface texture resembling cuneiform writing. • n. Comput. a graphical item displayed on a screen or stored as data. DERIVATIVES: graph·i·cal·ly / -ik(ə)lē/ adv.

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graphic A texture seen in granites and pegmatites and characterized by a coarse intergrowth of quartz and alkali feldspar on a scale of tens of microns. The texture can be very coarse when developed in certain pegmatites, the intergrowths developing on a scale of several millimetres, and is easily seen in hand specimen, looking rather like cuneiform (i.e. wedge-shaped) writing. When developed on a microscopic scale, graphic texture is termed granophyric texture.

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graph·ics / ˈgrafiks/ • pl. n. [usu. treated as sing.] 1. the products of the graphic arts, esp. commercial design or illustration. 2. the use of diagrams in calculation and design. 3. (also computer graphics) [treated as pl.] visual images produced by computer processing. ∎  [treated as sing.] the use of computers linked to display screens to generate and manipulate visual images.

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graphic †drawn with pencil or pen (rare); vividly descriptive XVII; pert. to drawing or painting XVIII; characterized by diagrams XIX. — L. graphicus — Gr. graphikós, f. graphḗ drawing, writing.
So graphical XVII, graphically XVI.

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graphics

graphics See computer graphics.

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