Sciagraphy
Sciagraphy Sci*ag"ra*phy, n. [Gr. ?, fr. ? drawing in light and shade; ? a shadow + ? to delineate, describe: cf. F. sciagraphie.] 1. The art or science of projecting or delineating shadows as they fall in nature. --Gwilt. [1913 Webster]

2. (Arch.) Same as {Sciagraph}. [1913 Webster]

3. (Physics) Same as {Radiography}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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