Meaning of “graphics” in the English Dictionary

"graphics" in British English

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graphicsnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈɡræf.ɪks/ us /ˈɡræf.ɪks/

B1 images and designs used in books, magazines, etc.:

computer graphics

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  • Fractals are used in the study of things like forked lightning and to produce some types of computer graphics.
  • These computer games rely on 3-D graphics.
  • He designs snazzy new graphics for software packages.
  • The firm grew to be one of Europe's foremost graphics studios.
  • The system came bundled with a word processor, spreadsheet and graphics program.

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

"graphics" in Business English

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graphicsnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈɡræfɪks/ us

also computer graphics IT pictures shown on a computer screen:

The storyline of the game was great but the graphics were very disappointing.
There is good detail in both text and graphics.
They specialise in the development of graphics and multimedia software.

pictures used with text:

This particular passage does not have any art work or graphics.

(Definition of “graphics” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)