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Geology having or denoting a texture formed by intergrowth of the crystals to resemble writing

graphic

A visual representation such as a photo, illustration or diagram. A graphic may contain text, but text by itself is not considered a graphic unless it is done in a stylized fashion. In the computer, a graphic is a file such as a JPEG or GIF. See graphic arts and graphics formats.
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All the plants were chosen more for graphicness and less for cycling of blooms," Reynolds says.
Due to the changing practices of publication without the necessity of a journalistic gatekeeper, conceptual terms such as reliability, accuracy, verifiability, excessive graphicness and contextualisation are reconsidered in the course of examples.
They're ruining us with all the explanations and graphicness," she said.
There is an economic, high-velocity, graphicness to the action: At one point, a knife severs her Achilles tendon; at another, she removes a knife from her abdomen, implying self-mutilation.