What does graphics mean?

Definitions for graphics
ˈgræf ɪksgraph·ics

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. artwork, art, graphics, nontextual matternoun

    photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication

    "the publisher was responsible for all the artwork in the book"

  2. graphicsnoun

    the drawings and photographs in the layout of a book

Wiktionary

  1. graphicsnoun

    The making of architectural or engineering drawings.

  2. graphicsnoun

    The graphic arts.

  3. graphicsnoun

    The pictorial representation and manipulation of data; the process by which a computer displays data.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Graphicsnoun

    the art or the science of drawing; esp. of drawing according to mathematical rules, as in perspective, projection, and the like

Freebase

  1. Graphics

    Graphics are visual presentations on some surface, such as a wall, canvas, screen, paper, or stone to brand, inform, illustrate, or entertain. Graphics word is derived from the word graph. A graph has x and y axis. Same way something which is created in digital word is seen on a digital screen, this screen also has x and y axis. So the output on any digital device is termed as graphics. In other words an image that is generated by a computer called graphics. The pictorial representation and manipulation of data, as used in computer-aided design and manufacture, in typesetting and the graphic arts, and in educational and recreational programs. Examples are photographs, drawings, Line Art, graphs, diagrams, typography, numbers, symbols, geometric designs, maps, engineering drawings, or other images. Graphics often combine text, illustration, and color. Graphic design may consist of the deliberate selection, creation, or arrangement of typography alone, as in a brochure, flier, poster, web site, or book without any other element. Clarity or effective communication may be the objective, association with other cultural elements may be sought, or merely, the creation of a distinctive style.

Editors Contribution

  1. graphics

    Plural form of the word graphic.

    The computer graphics card works efficiently.

    Submitted by MaryC on May 4, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'graphics' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4389

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'graphics' in Nouns Frequency: #1817

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of graphics in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of graphics in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of graphics in a Sentence

  1. Ben Chestnut:

    All our clients asked for the same thing : software that gave them the ability to send email promotions that included graphics, plus an ability to track results … We realized we already had the parts for that. We built the tool with scrap parts from the failed e-greetings site. We even made the logo out of one of our most popular email cards : a smiling, animated monkey.

  2. Jim Judge:

    The information we received back then was in text; there were no graphics, no wind speed information.

  3. Brian McNoldy:

    The cone graphics try to be everything to everyone, and the end result is a complicated graphic that might not necessarily meet its goals, although all of its components are described on the graphic itself, people don't always read legends or descriptive text.

  4. Ryan Mcelveen:

    The graphics were designed by a guy named Michael Okuda, he has serious cred in the Star Trek community.

  5. Jeff Meyer:

    pixel, n.: A mischievous, magical spirit associated with screen displays. The computer industry has frequently borrowed from mythology: Witness the sprites in computer graphics, the demons in artificial intelligence, and the trolls in the marketing department.

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