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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The art or technique of making skiagrams.
  • n. See radiography.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as sciagraphy.
  • n. Same as sciagraphy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the process of making a radiograph; producing an image on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light


Greek skiāgraphiā, painting in light and shade : skiā, shadow + -graphiā, -graphy.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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