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English definition of “graphic”

graphic

adjective uk   /ˈɡræf.ɪk/ us  

graphic adjective (CLEAR)

very clear and powerful: a graphic description/account He insisted on describing his operation in graphic detail while we were eating lunch.Easy to understand

graphic adjective (DRAWING)

[before noun] related to drawing or printing: a graphic artistPrinting and word processingThe visual arts in general

graphic adjective (GRAPH)

mainly US (UK usually graphical /ˈɡræf.ɪ.kəl/ ) relating to, using, or consisting of a graph or graphsTables, graphs and diagrams
(Definition of graphic from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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