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GRAPHICS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does graphics mean? 

GRAPHICS (noun)
  The noun GRAPHICS has 2 senses:

1. photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication
2. the drawings and photographs in the layout of a book

  Familiarity information: GRAPHICS used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GRAPHICS (noun)


Sense 1graphics [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

artwork; graphics; nontextual matter; art

Context example:

the publisher was responsible for all the artwork in the book

Hypernyms ("graphics" is a kind of...):

visual communication (communication that relies on vision)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "graphics"):

illustration (artwork that helps make something clear or attractive)

drawing (an illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book or magazine)

Holonyms ("graphics" is a part of...):

publication (a copy of a printed work offered for distribution)


Sense 2graphics [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The drawings and photographs in the layout of a book

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("graphics" is a kind of...):

graphic art (the arts of drawing or painting or printmaking)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "graphics"):

computer graphics (the pictorial representation and manipulation of data by a computer)


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