grapho-, graph-, -graph, -graphy, -grapher, -graphia
(Greek: to scratch; to write, to record, to draw, to describe; that which is written or described)
As indicated at the bottom of this page, there is a significantly large number of graphic word-entry groups in this unit. Such an extensive listing is provided to show how important the grapho- element is to the English language.
2. Applied technically to the various documents that were formally written, engrossed, or signed "by hand" rather than by other means of publication.
A charter party, as mentioned in #1, is defined as an instrument in writing, from the sovereign power of a state or country, executed in due form, bestowing rights, franchises, or privileges.
2. Someone who tells fortunes by examining the hands.
2. Of or pertaining to chirography.
2. A process of obtaining half-tones by printing, from the same plate, in two colors, or two shades of the same color, one of which is slightly out of register.
3. In graphic arts, any of various nonphotographic chemical processes used to make etchings or engravings.
2. An X-ray examination of the gallbladder after the patient has swallowed a substance that shows up on an X-ray.