graph 1 (grăf)
1. A diagram that exhibits a relationship, often functional, between two sets of numbers as a set of points having coordinates determined by the relationship. Also called plot.
2. A pictorial device, such as a pie chart or bar graph, used to illustrate quantitative relationships. Also called chart.
tr.v. graphed, graph·ing, graphs
1. To represent by a graph.
2. To plot (a function) on a graph.
[Short for graphic formula.]
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top: bar graph
bottom: line graph
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