graphics meaning

[ 'græfiks ] Pronunciation:   "graphics" in a sentence
  • Noun: graphics  grafiks
    1. Photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication
      - artwork, art, nontextual matter 
    2. The drawings and photographs in the layout of a book
    Noun: graphic  grafik
    1. An image that is generated by a computer
      - computer graphic

    See also: graphic

    Type of: graphic art, icon, ikon, image, picture, visual communication

    Part of: publication

    Encyclopedia: Graphic


  • [Architecture]

    The art of drawing, esp. of drawing according to mathematical rules, as in perspective, projection, etc., associated with architectural and engineering plans.

  • [Business]
    noun [pl.] = COMPUTER GRAPHICS

  • [Electronics]
    1. Diagrams, charts, photos, tables, or similar, often symbolic, artwork used to convey information.
    2. The video display in a computer system.
    3. Computer software designed specifically to create and edit illustrations.

  • [Computer]
    <graphics, hardware> Hardware (often an extra circuit board) to perform tasks such as plotting lines and surfaces in two or three dimensions, filling, shading and hidden line removal.


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  1. a decision tree is a graphic model of a decision process.
  2. graphic reproduction of the magazines was superior to that of newspapers.
  3. after scoring over my calmness in this graphic way he nodded wisely.
  4. contours are graphic expressions with uniform spacing depicting a structure's character.
  5. the graphic record shows three waves arriving one after the other at short intervals.

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