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Source : Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

-graph \-graph\ (-gr[.a]f) [From Gr. gra`fein to write. See
   {Graphic}.] A suffix signifying something written, a writing;
   also, a writer; as autograph, crystograph, telegraph,
   photograph. Graphic \Graph"ic\ (gr[a^]f"[i^]k), Graphical
\Graph"ic*al\ (-[i^]*kal), a. [L. graphicus, Gr. grafiko`s, fr.
   gra`fein to write; cf. F. graphique. See {Graft}.]
   1. Of or pertaining to the arts of painting and drawing.

   2. Of or pertaining to the art of writing.

   3. Written or engraved; formed of letters or lines.

            The finger of God hath left an inscription upon all
            his works, not graphical, or composed of letters.
                                                  --Sir T.

   4. Well delineated; clearly and vividly described.

   5. Having the faculty of, or characterized by, clear and
      impressive description; vivid; as, a graphic writer.

   {Graphic algebra}, a branch of algebra in which, the
      properties of equations are treated by the use of curves
      and straight lines.

   {Graphic arts}, a name given to those fine arts which pertain
      to the representation on a fiat surface of natural
      objects; as distinguished from music, etc., and also from

   {Graphic formula}. (Chem.) See under {Formula}.

   {Graphic granite}. See under {Granite}.

   {Graphic method}, the method of scientific analysis or
      investigation, in which the relations or laws involved in
      tabular numbers are represented to the eye by means of
      curves or other figures; as the daily changes of weather
      by means of curves, the abscissas of which represent the
      hours of the day, and the ordinates the corresponding
      degrees of temperature.

   {Graphical statics} (Math.), a branch of statics, in which
      the magnitude, direction, and position of forces are
      represented by straight lines

   {Graphic tellurium}. See {Sylvanite}.>