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  • n. Plural form of shadowgraph.


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  • For many years, it turns out, sophomore girls at Oak Park-River Forest were required to pose for such photos, which were developed into silhouette prints called "shadowgraphs," as a means of checking for posture abnormalities.


  • Vogel said the teacher emphasized the "shadowgraphs" were just one element of the posture class curriculum, and that the teachers took steps to protect the girls 'privacy.


  • I used to find myself in a spacious salon, its appointments and fashion those of Louis Treize, with ghostly moonlight pouring in at lofty church-like windows and painting distorted shadowgraphs of heraldic devices upon the floor.

    The Orchard of Tears

  • He couldn't get me an answer on whether the teachers had any special training to help them analyze the shadowgraphs -- or why it was necessary to pose the girls in the nude.


  • While the shadowgraphs didn't show faces, they showed enough anatomical detail, particularly in profile, to be embarrassingly personal, said Senn, who found the experience disturbing.


  • "Remember, we're making shadowgraphs for our neighbors.

    The Winds of Chance


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