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graph 1

Syllabification: graph

noun

1A diagram showing the relation between variable quantities, typically of two variables, each measured along one of a pair of axes at right angles.
Example sentences
  • In fact, all the real values are already in the graph along the x axis also called the real axis.
  • These personnel also undertook much of the preparation of the visual evidential aids such as isographs, histograms, graphs, bar charts, photographs, tables, as built programmes and overlays.
  • You can chart variables on a graph and look at speed, power (a calculated estimate), temperature and altitude.
Synonyms
1.1 Mathematics A collection of points whose coordinates satisfy a given relation.
Example sentences
  • Otherwise, the implication is that the use of coordinate graphs simply adds to the learner's syntactic translational problem.
  • A directed graph is a collection of nodes and edges.
  • Links on the Web and citation relations between scientific articles can both be described as mathematical graphs.

verb

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Plot or trace on a graph.
Example sentences
  • A frequency ranking of student graphing errors indicates that graphing problems are related to a combination of factors involving the software, the student, and the instruction.
  • Specifically, we graphed a 3-day moving average of temperatures.
  • The data is then graphed in an x - y comparison plot.
Synonyms
plot, trace, draw up, delineate

Origin

Late 19th century: abbreviation of graphic formula.

Words that rhyme with graph

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graph 2 Syllabification: graph

noun

Linguistics
A visual symbol representing a unit of sound or other feature of speech. Graphs include not only letters of the alphabet but also punctuation marks.
Example sentences
  • The initial step is the conversion of the word sequences to a phoneme transcription graph.
  • For example, many children's names contain trigraphs and digraphs and graphs that represent phonemes other than those taught as "the appropriate sound".
  • In the present invention, the lexical graph has phoneme branches.

Origin

1930s: from Greek graphē 'writing'.

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