graphic

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin graphicus (belonging to painting or drawing), from Ancient Greek γραφικός (graphikos, belonging to painting or drawing, picturesque, of or for writing; of style, lively), from γραφή (graphē, drawing, painting, writing, a writing, description, etc.), from γράφω (graphō).

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graphic (comparative more graphic, superlative most graphic)

  1. drawn, pictorial
  2. vivid, descriptive
  3. grotesque or otherwise repulsively gory
  4. pornographic

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NounEdit

graphic (plural graphics)

  1. A drawing or picture.
  2. (mostly in plural) A computer-generated image as viewed on a screen forming part of a game or a film etc.
    I've just played this new computer game: the graphics are amazing.

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Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 21:13