Sciagraph
Sciagraph Sci"a*graph, n. [See {Sciagraphy}.] 1. (Arch.) An old term for a vertical section of a building; -- called also {sciagraphy}. See {Vertical section}, under {Section}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Phys.) A radiograph. [Written also {skiagraph}.] [1913 Webster]


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