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.
Other homographs include: fair, a market and fair, beautiful; lead, to conduct, and lead, the metal.
2. The process of using a distinct character to represent each sound.
2. The art of constructing horologes.
2. A graph showing the variation of level, speed of flow, or another quantity at some point on a river.
2. A specialist who surveys, or draws maps or charts of, the sea, lakes, or other waters, with the adjacent shores; and who describes the sea or other waters.
2. The mapping of bodies of water.
In earlier use, including the principles of Navigation. Also a treatise on this science, a scientific description of the waters of the earth.
3. The scientific description and analysis of the physical conditions, boundaries, flow, and related characteristics of the earth's surface waters.
4. The mapping of bodies of water.