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. To plan, coordinate, and supervise an event or activity.
3. To direct the development of a project; to orchestrate.
2. Characterized by the art of composing ballets and other dances and planning and arranging the movements, steps, and patterns of dancers.
Shirley has staged many successful ballets, so her skills when performing choreography has proven to be superb.2. The steps and movements planned for a dance routine or a written record of them: The notation employed for choreography uses symbols just like music is represented by notes.
3. The carefully planned or executed organization of an event or the maneuvering of people or things: The choreography of the surprise birthday party for Mildred had to be well planned because there were so many different activities involved.
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The mixture of materials to be separated is percolated through a column or sheet of some suitable chosen absorbent (for example, an ion-exchange material); the substances least absorbed are least retarded and emerge the earliest; those more strongly absorbed emerge later.2. The separation of chemical substances and particles (originally plant pigments and other highly colored compounds) by differential movement through a two-phase system.
2. A picture printed in colors from stone.