Definition of paragraph in English:

paragraph

Syllabification: par·a·graph
Pronunciation: /ˈparəˌgraf
 
/

noun

verb

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  • Arrange (a piece of writing) in paragraphs.
    More example sentences
    • It would read even faster had he paragraphed the dialogue out, but then again, that would have doubled the length of an already weighty book.
    • This would have got 9 or 10 if it had been paragraphed from the start.

Derivatives

paragraphic

Pronunciation: /ˌparəˈgrafik/
adjective
More example sentences
  • Like Ozone 2, most work begins around the paragraphic equalizer where, besides switching between a modeled analog or digital phase linear EQ, you have up to eight different overlapping frequency points or nodes to affect.
  • Parametric equalizers, often referred to as ‘paragraphic’, provide extended flexibility and customization options based on their ability to control the Bandwidth.

Origin

late 15th century: from French paragraphe, via medieval Latin from Greek paragraphos 'short stroke marking a break in sense', from para- 'beside' + graphein 'write'.

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