Graphics Graph"ics, n. The art or the science of drawing; esp. of drawing according to mathematical rules, as in perspective, projection, and the like. [1913 Webster]

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  • graphics — [graf′iks] n. [< GRAPHIC] 1. the art of making drawings, as in architecture or engineering, in accordance with mathematical rules 2. calculation of stresses, etc. from such drawings 3. a) design, including the use of typography, as employed in …   English World dictionary

  • graphics — 1889, in reference to the use of diagrams, from GRAPHIC (Cf. graphic); also see ICS (Cf. ics). Layout and typography sense attested from 1960; of computers by 1966 …   Etymology dictionary

  • graphics — ► PLURAL NOUN (usu. treated as sing. ) 1) products of the graphic arts, especially commercial design or illustration. 2) the use of diagrams in calculation and design …   English terms dictionary

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  • graphics — /graf iks/, n. 1. (used with a sing. v.) the art of drawing, esp. as used in mathematics, engineering, etc. 2. (used with a pl. v.) See graphic arts (def. 1). 3. (used with a pl. v.) Motion Pictures, Television. the titles, credits, subtitles,… …   Universalium

  • graphics — n. computer graphics * * * [ græfɪks] computer graphics …   Combinatory dictionary

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