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# Meaning of “graph” in the English Dictionary

## "graph" in British English

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### graphnoun [C]

uk /ɡrɑːf/ /ɡræf/  us /ɡræf/
B2 a picture that shows how two sets of information or variables (= amounts that can change) are related, usually by lines or curves: This graph shows how crime has varied in relationship to unemployment over the last 20 years.
graph of an equation specialized
the group of all points on a line or plane that are solutions of an equation (= statement that two amounts are equal)

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(Definition of graph from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

## "graph" in American English

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### graphnoun [C]

us /ɡræf/
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: 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).

### graphverb [T]

us /ɡræf/
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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### graphnoun [C]

uk /ɡrɑːf/  us /ɡræf/ GRAPHS & CHARTS
a drawing that shows how different types of information are related, usually using two axes (= fixed lines) and a line or curve which shows how one thing changes as another thing changes: He drew a graph on the whiteboard. The graph shows quite clearly the impact of the recession on sales figures.
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### graphverb [T]

uk /ɡrɑːf/  us /ɡræf/
to create a graph to show how different pieces of information are related: graph sth against sth Use the software to graph the dollar's performance against the euro over the last year. To graph the stock of any of the companies mentioned, click the company name.
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(Definition of graph from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
 in Korean 도표, 그래프… in Arabic رَسْم بَياني… in Malaysian graf… in French graphique… in Russian график, диаграмма… in Chinese (Traditional) （通常用直線或曲線表示的）圖，圖表，圖解… in Italian grafico… in Turkish grafik, tablo… in Polish wykres… in Spanish gráfico, gráfica… in Vietnamese đồ thị… in Portuguese gráfico… in Thai เส้นกราฟ… in German das Kurvenbild… in Catalan gràfic… in Japanese グラフ… in Chinese (Simplified) （通常用直线或曲线表示的）图，图表，图解… in Indonesian grafik…
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