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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

-graph \-graph\ (-gr[.a]f) [From Gr. gra'fein to write. See {Graphic}.] A suffix signifying something written (as in {digraph}), a writing; also, a writer or an instrument that produces a written or visible record of a measurement, such as a spectrograph; as, autograph, crystograph, telegraph, photograph. [1913 Webster +PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Graph \Graph\ (gr[.a]f), noun [See {-graph}.] (Math.)

1. A curve or surface, the locus of a point whose coordinates are the variables in the equation of the locus; as, a graph of the exponential function. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. A diagram symbolizing a system of interrelations of variable quantities using points represented by spots, or by lines to represent the relations of continuous variables. More than one set of interrelations may be presented on one graph, in which case the spots or lines are typically distinguishable from each other, as by color, shape, thickness, continuity, etc. A diagram in which relationships between variables are represented by other visual means is sometimes called a graph, as in a {bar graph}, but may also be called a {chart}. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

graph

noun

1: a visual representation of the relations between certain quantities plotted with reference to a set of axes [syn: {graph}, {graphical record}]

verb

1: represent by means of a graph; "chart the data" [syn: {graph}, {chart}]

2: plot upon a graph


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In the interest of FULL DISCLOSURE, there is a particularly interesting partial SCREENSHOT of the home page here.

I used Abduction! for Firefox or Webpage Screenshot for Chrome to get this series of SCREENSHOTS.

Electronic Frontier Foundation Golden Key Campaign

I don't want Uncle Sam having my SIM Card PRIVATE keys.

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This is a Thumbnail of the particularly interesting partial SCREENSHOT above. The really fine print is not legible, but if it's slightly oversized, it can be read in the thumbnail. Generally, in the thumbnail, you can't read the fine print. In the fine print I say that I'm using all of these copyrighted and trademarked seals and logos and images without the permission of the intellectual property owners. I am stating that these parties are not endorsing my website and that I am not related to them in any capacity. I state that my ideas and suggestions might affect them or might be related to their industries or areas of interests and that I am addressing these parties and institutions.

I allow commentary on the home page and variants of "Cool." I may not stay with DISQUS but right now it suits me - at least in these places.

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Thursday, March 5, 2015 10:25:09 AM Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

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