› mathematics a drawing that shows lines or curves formed with two sets of measurements or amounts, or a such a drawing produced by the set of points (= positions) that solve an equation (= mathematical statement): a bar/line graph A graph would show this information more clearly. › mathematics Graph paper is paper with small squares printed on it that can be used for drawing some types of graphs. graph of an equation › The graph of an equation is the group of all points on a number line or the coordinate plane that are solutions of an equation (= statement that two amounts are equal).

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