AskDefine | Define graph

Dictionary Definition

graph n : a drawing illustrating the relations between certain quantities plotted with reference to a set of axes [syn: graphical record]


1 represent by means of a graph; "chart the data" [syn: chart]
2 plot upon a graph

User Contributed Dictionary




Shortening of graphic formula.


  1. A diagram displaying data, in particular one showing the relationship between two or more variables; specifically, for a function f(x_1, x_2, \ldots, x_n), the set of all tuples (x_1, x_2, \ldots, x_n, f(x_1, x_2, \ldots, x_n)).
  2. An ordered pair (V,E), where V is a set of elements called vertices (or nodes) and E is a set of pairs of elements of V, called edges; informally, a set of vertices together with a set edges that join these vertices.



mathematical diagram
  • Croatian: graf
  • Czech: graf
  • Dutch: grafiek
  • Esperanto: grafeo
  • Finnish: diagrammi, kaaviokuva
  • French: graphique
  • German: Graph , Funktionsgraph
  • Italian: grafico
  • Japanese: グラフ
  • Portuguese: gráfico
  • Swedish: diagram, graf, kurva
an ordered pair in graph theory
  • Bulgarian: граф
  • Chinese: (tú)
  • Croatian: graf
  • Czech: graf
  • Dutch: graaf
  • Finnish: graafi, verkko
  • French: graphe
  • German: Graph
  • Hungarian: gráf
  • Italian: grafo
  • Japanese: グラフ
  • Polish: graf
  • Russian: граф
  • Slovak: graf
  • Swedish: graf
  • Thai: (gràaf)


  1. transitive mathematics To draw a graph of (a function, data).



draw a graph of

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Extensive Definition

Graph may refer to:
In mathematics:
In computer science:
Other uses:
graph in Czech: Graf
graph in German: Graph
graph in Spanish: Gráfica
graph in French: Graphe
graph in Italian: Grafo
graph in Japanese: グラフ (曖昧さ回避)
graph in Slovak: Graf
graph in Slovenian: Graf
graph in Thai: กราฟ

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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