Definition of graphical in English:



  • 1Relating to or in the form of a graph.

    ‘flowcharts are graphical presentations’
    • ‘We introduce the skyline plot, a graphical, nonparametric estimate of demographic history.’
    • ‘We have shown previously that simple graphical presentations of risk can be undertaken as part of consultation, with a desktop computer.’
    • ‘Ideally a graphical presentation, such as a control chart, should be used to aid recording and deciding treatment changes.’
    • ‘For example, graphical data are presented in only 15 of the 43 chapters, and there are no diagrams or pictures in the book.’
    • ‘He also introduced two planes of projection at right angles to each other for graphical description of solid objects.’
    • ‘I have a strong belief in the value of graphical presentation.’
    • ‘The emphasis in this presentation is on graphical rather than on mathematical interpretation.’
    • ‘This graphical procedure can be repeated, without becoming blinded by lists of numbers.’
    • ‘At its heart is the graphical presentation of data and their analysis using statistical process control.’
    • ‘The graphical presentation is much more effective than figures relating to the amount of congestion.’
    • ‘These graphical techniques lend themselves to a natural and straightforward assessment of statistical power.’
    • ‘Users can select from a list of properties to further narrow the choices, which are compared on a graphical chart.’
    • ‘Residuals were examined for normality and homogeneity of variance using graphical procedures.’
    • ‘We present a graphical model based upon variation in nitrogen flux in the host plant.’
    • ‘These two pairs of hyperbolic curves can be used for graphical analysis of these two different processes.’
    • ‘This marked difference emphasized the importance of a graphical report.’
    • ‘That kind of claim lends itself to graphical and interactive presentation.’
    • ‘None of that appears in the Met Office's graphical presentation.’
    • ‘In addition, this graphical solution shows the effect of resource divisibility.’
    • ‘This idea could be used for creating graphical structures for any kind of report or paper.’
  • 2Relating to visual art or computer graphics.

    ‘a high-resolution graphical display’
    • ‘A simple graphical interface is displayed on the TV, allowing the user to find what he wants and play it.’
    • ‘You can control the camera with the mouse; all the actions can be made with graphical interface and hotkeys.’
    • ‘The graphical dimension of the episode was grossly under-played, creating room for public speculation.’
    • ‘The calculator acquires a graphical interface and its calculation results are presented in graphic form.’
    • ‘This is controlled by a simple slider bar and a graphical representation will show you how it's likely to affect your images.’
    • ‘Offering cartoon style visuals, the graphical presentation is true to the light-hearted nature of the game.’
    • ‘When assessing visuals, the graphical representation of each war machine is fairly solid in detail.’
    • ‘If the artwork shows its age, not so much in style but in graphical chunkiness, the voice acting is excellent.’
    • ‘People will want an increasingly sophisticated visual representation of their character as graphical environments improve.’
    • ‘It's a graphical internet chat program that you can download to your computer for free.’
    • ‘The graphical interface is intuitive and easy to navigate, and the package as a whole is easy to use.’
    • ‘A comic panel is a graphical representation of an instance in time of a sequential course of events.’
    • ‘It also proved that computing could be a graphical rather than a text-based experience.’
    • ‘The new graphical interface is very nice and definitely easier to use.’
    • ‘By the way, here's a visual history of icon-based graphical computer user interfaces.’
    • ‘A graphical editor's scrollbar tells you where you are, and you can click on it to view other parts of the file.’
    • ‘It may be a full video scene, or just a graphical page from a book giving you information.’
    • ‘Blurry, washed-out and uninspired, it has gone from being a graphical masterpiece to a visual travesty.’
    • ‘Flash is a powerful web technology that achieves a high level of visual impact from the graphical point of view.’
    • ‘The Virtual Museum El Pais is an excellent online tour and is surprisingly quick to load for the amount of graphical content it has.’
    graphic, tabular, pictorial, delineative, illustrative, representational, representative, schematic
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