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graphic arts arts such as etching or photography in which limited multiples of an image, each considered an original, are printed from the plate, screen, block, or piece of film on which the artist creates the image. [2 definitions]
graphic organizer a chart or other visual means of displaying relationships between pieces of information.
graphics (used with a sing. verb) the art of making mathematically accurate drawings, esp. in engineering. [3 definitions]
graphite a soft black or gray form of carbon, used in lead pencils, dry lubricants, and many other industrial products.
graphology the study of handwriting, esp. as a means of providing insight into the writer's personality.
graph paper paper printed with a uniform pattern of small squares on which to draw diagrams or plot graphs.
-graphy writing or representation produced in (such) a way or by (such) means. [2 definitions]
grapnel a small anchor with three or more pointed hooks or flukes. [2 definitions]
grappa an Italian brandy distilled from the pulpy residue of grapes that have been pressed to make wine.
grapple a metal hook with several claws used to drag objects closer or secure them; grapnel. [6 definitions]
grappling hook see grapnel.
grappling iron see grapnel.
grapy of, made of, or tasting of grapes.
grasp to take hold of with or as with a hand. [9 definitions]
graspable combined form of grasp.
grasp at a straw to seek anything, no matter how flimsy, that might save one from a predicament.
grasp at straws to seek anything, no matter how flimsy, that might save one from a predicament.
grasping overly eager to obtain material goods, sometimes to the point of ruthlessness; greedy. [2 definitions]
grass a green plant with narrow flat leaves and jointed stems, often covering lawns and meadows. [8 definitions]
grass carp a large East Asian carp that feeds on weeds and was brought to the United States to help clear plant-clogged rivers and lakes.
grass cloth a coarse cloth made of plant fibers such as jute or hemp, used for table linens or as a textured wall covering.