Definition of Graphics

1. Noun. Photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication. "The publisher was responsible for all the artwork in the book"

Exact synonyms: Art, Artwork, Nontextual Matter
Group relationships: Publication
Generic synonyms: Visual Communication
Specialized synonyms: Illustration, Drawing
Derivative terms: Artist

2. Noun. The drawings and photographs in the layout of a book.
Specialized synonyms: Computer Graphics
Generic synonyms: Graphic Art

Definition of Graphics

1. n. The art or the science of drawing; esp. of drawing according to mathematical rules, as in perspective, projection, and the like.

Definition of Graphics

1. Noun. The making of architectural or engineering drawings. ¹

2. Noun. The graphic arts. ¹

3. Noun. (computing) The pictorial representation and manipulation of data; the process by which a computer displays data. ¹

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Definition of Graphics

1. graphic [n] - See also: graphic

Medical Definition of Graphics

1. The art or the science of drawing; especially. Of drawing according to mathematical rules, as in perspective, projection, and the like. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Graphics

graphic novelists
graphic novels
graphic symbol
graphic tellurium
graphical record
graphical user interface
graphical user interfaces
graphics (current term)
graphics card
graphics cards
graphics engine
graphics engines
graphing calculator
graphing calculators
graphing paper

Literary usage of Graphics

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1889)
"They are not necessarily curves, so this latter word may thus be given a more restricted and suitable use. As part of the wider science of graphics the ..."

2. Who's who in America by John William Leonard, Albert Nelson Marquis (1903)
"... NJ Started dept. of graphics In John C. Green School of Science, Princeton, Dec., 1880; professorship created, 1883; mem. Am. Soc. Mech. ..."

3. Mechanics: A Textbook for Engineers by James Ellsworth Boyd (1921)
"... CHAPTER VII graphics OF NON-CONCURRENT FORCES 76. Resultant of Parallel Forces.—In Art. 55, a method was given for finding the resultant of parallel ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... graphical method of velocity diagrams devised by RH Smith (Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1885) and now in general use. Consult also his 'graphics' (1889) ..."

5. An Introduction to the Graphic Language: The Vocabulary, Grammatical by Gardner Chace Anthony (1922)
"This language is graphics, or what is commonly called drawing. 2. Graphic Language. — The term drawing bears the same relation to graphics that penmanship ..."

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