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"Graph" is a noun which is often translated as "el gráfico", and "plot" is a noun which is often translated as "el argumento". Learn more about the difference between "graph" and "plot" below.
graph(
grahf
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (diagram)
a. el gráfico
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This graph shows the change in population over time.Este gráfico muestra el cambio de población a lo largo del tiempo.
b. la gráfica
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I made a graph showing costs versus revenue.Hice una gráfica que muestra los costos comparados con los ingresos.
c. la curva
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I have to draw the graph of the function y = 3x^2.Tengo que trazar la curva de la función y = 3x^2.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (mathematics)
a. graficar
This chapter describes the basic technique for graphing absolute-value functions.Este capítulo describe la técnica básica para graficar funciones de valor absoluto.
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plot(
plat
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (literature, theater, cinema)
a. el argumento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The plot lacks credibility.Al argumento le falta credibilidad.
b. la trama
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The plot of the book is extremely intricate.La trama del libro es extremadamente compleja.
2. (conspiracy)
a. el complot
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She was accused of being behind a plot to destroy him.Se le acusó de estar detrás de un complot para destruirlo.
b. la conspiración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
All those who took part in the plot were executed.Todos los que tomaron parte en la conspiración fueron ejecutados.
3. (land)
a. el terreno
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He inherited a plot of land from his father.Heredó un terreno de su padre.
b. la parcela
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Farmers often work several different plots.Los agricultores a menudo cultivan varias parcelas.
c. el solar
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The plot opposite has been sold and they're going to build a supermarket on it.Se ha vendido el solar de enfrente y van a construir un supermercado.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to plan)
a. tramar
They were plotting the president's downfall.Estaban tramando la caída del presidente.
5. (to mark out)
a. trazar (a course)
They learn to plot a course between a series of points.Aprenden a trazar la derrota entre una serie de puntos.
b. determinar (a position)
They had no means of plotting their position.No había ninguna manera de determinar su posición.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to conspire)
a. conspirar
He accused them of plotting to overthrow him.Los acusó de conspirar para derrocarlo.
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