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Definition of "graphics" []

  • The making of drawings in accordance with the rules of mathematics, as in engineering or architecture. (noun)
  • Calculations, as of structural stress, from such drawings. (noun)
  • See graphic arts. (noun)
  • Computer Science 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. (noun)
  • Computer Science The process by which a computer displays data pictorially. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "graphics" in a sentence
  • "In this world of technical showmanship and ‘“my graphics are better than your graphics”,’ I just want to slow down time and tell the world to chill for a minute."
  • "No wonder, then, that the most exciting parts of the series are the title graphics and production techniques that amp up the drama."
  • "Both the in-game and the title graphics are great iPad owners should petition the developer for an HD treatment, in our opinion and the music, composed by game score expert"