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# Meaning of “graph” in the English Dictionary

## "graph" in British English

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### graphnoun [C]

uk us /ɡrɑːf/ /ɡræf/
B2 a ​picture that ​shows how two sets of ​information or (= ​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 that are ​solutions of an (= ​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 ​showslines or ​curvesformed with two sets of ​measurements or ​amounts, or a such a ​drawingproduced by the set of ​points (= ​positions) that ​solve an ​equation (= ​mathematicalstatement): a ​bar/​line graph A graph would show this ​information more ​clearly. mathematics Graph ​paper is ​paper with ​smallsquaresprinted 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 ​numberline or the ​coordinateplane 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 ​globalwarmingdata will be graphed and the ​students will ​interpret it.
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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 (= ​fixedlines) 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 ​salesfigures.
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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 ​companyname.
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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 gráfica, gráfico… 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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