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graphic arts definitions

Merriam Webster's

noun plural Date: 1858 the fine and applied arts of representation, decoration, and writing or printing on flat surfaces together with the techniques and crafts associated with them

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

-graph -graph (-gr[.a]f) [From Gr. gra`fein to write. See Graphic.] A suffix signifying something written, a writing; also, a writer; as autograph, crystograph, telegraph, photograph. Graphic Graph"ic (gr[a^]f"[i^]k), Graphical Graph"ic*al (-[i^]*kal), a. [L. graphicus, Gr. grafiko`s, fr. gra`fein to write; cf. F. graphique. See Graft.] 1. Of or pertaining to the arts of painting and drawing. 2. Of or pertaining to the art of writing. 3. Written or engraved; formed of letters or lines. The finger of God hath left an inscription upon all his works, not graphical, or composed of letters. --Sir T. Browne. 4. Well delineated; clearly and vividly described. 5. Having the faculty of, or characterized by, clear and impressive description; vivid; as, a graphic writer. Graphic algebra, a branch of algebra in which, the properties of equations are treated by the use of curves and straight lines. Graphic arts, a name given to those fine arts which pertain to the representation on a fiat surface of natural objects; as distinguished from music, etc., and also from sculpture. Graphic formula. (Chem.) See under Formula. Graphic granite. See under Granite. Graphic method, the method of scientific analysis or investigation, in which the relations or laws involved in tabular numbers are represented to the eye by means of curves or other figures; as the daily changes of weather by means of curves, the abscissas of which represent the hours of the day, and the ordinates the corresponding degrees of temperature. Graphical statics (Math.), a branch of statics, in which the magnitude, direction, and position of forces are represented by straight lines Graphic tellurium. See Sylvanite.>

Moby Thesaurus

abstract art, albertype, art, art form, artist, arts and crafts, arts of design, book printing, calligraphy, cave art, ceramics, chromotypography, chromotypy, chromoxylography, collotype, color printing, decoration, design, designing, electronography, electrostatic printing, engraving, etching, fine arts, folk art, gravure, halftone engraving, history of printing, job printing, letterpress, letterpress photoengraving, line engraving, lithography, lithogravure, lithophotogravure, mimeograph, offset, offset lithography, onset, palaeotypography, photo-offset, photochemical process, photoengraving, photogelatin process, photographic reproduction, photography, photolithography, phototypography, phototypy, photozincography, planographic printing, planography, plastic art, primitive art, printing, printmaking, publication, publishing, relief printing, rotary photogravure, rotogravure, sculpture, sheetwork, stencil, the arts, three-color printing, two-color printing, typography, typolithography, wood-block printing, xerography, xeroprinting, xylotypography, zincography


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