# graph

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## graph

[graf]a diagram or curve representing data and varying relationships between sets of data.

## graph

(graf),*Do not confuse this word with graft.*

**1.**A line or tracing denoting varying values of commodities, temperatures, urinary output, etc.; more generally, any geometric or pictorial representation of measurements that might otherwise be expressed in tabular form.

**2.**Visual display of the relationship between two variables, in which the values of one are plotted on the horizontal axis, the values of the other on the vertical axis; three-dimensional graphs that show relationships between three variables can be depicted and comprehended visually in two dimensions.

[G.

*graphō,*to write]## graph

(graf) a diagram or curve representing varying relationships between sets of data.## graph

(graf)*Do not confuse this word with*

*graft*.**1.**A line or tracing denoting varying values of commodities, temperatures, urinary output, and the like; more generally, any geometric or pictorial representation of measurements that might otherwise be expressed in tabular form.

**2.**Visual display of the relationship between two variables, in which the values of one are plotted on the horizontal axis, the values of the other on the vertical axis; three-dimensional graphs that show relationships between three variables can be depicted and comprehended visually in two dimensions.

[G.

*graphō,*to write]## graph,

*n*a diagram used to compare numerical relationships.

## graph

1. a diagram or curve representing varying relationships between sets of data. Includes bar, pie, line, scatter diagrams, population pyramids, frequency polygons.

2. Often used as a word ending denoting a recording instrument.

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