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English definition of “graph”

graph

noun [C]  /ɡræf/ us  
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).

graph

verb [T]  /ɡræf/ us  
to show information in the form of a graph: The global warming data will be graphed and the students will interpret it.
(Definition of graph from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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