Ichnography
Ichnography Ich*nog"ra*phy, n. [Gr. ?; 'i`chnos track, footstep + ? to describe: cf. F. ichonographie.] (Drawing) A horizontal section of a building or other object, showing its true dimensions according to a geometric scale; a ground plan; a map; also, the art of making such plans. [1913 Webster]

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  • ichnography — [ik näg′rə fē] n. 〚< Fr or L; Fr ichnographie < L ichnographia < Gr, a tracing out, ground plan: see ICHNO & GRAPHY〛 1. a scale drawing of the ground plan of a building; floor plan 2. the art of drawing such plans * * * …   Universalium

  • ichnography — [ik näg′rə fē] n. [< Fr or L; Fr ichnographie < L ichnographia < Gr, a tracing out, ground plan: see ICHNO & GRAPHY] 1. a scale drawing of the ground plan of a building; floor plan 2. the art of drawing such plans …   English World dictionary

  • ichnography — noun a) The ground plan of a building b) the art of constructing ground plans …   Wiktionary

  • ichnography — art of drawing ground plans; a ground plan Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • ichnography — n. ground plan; horizontal section of a building drawn to scale; map or plan of an area; drawing of ground plans …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ichnography — [ɪk nɒgrəfi] noun (plural ichnographies) a ground plan of a building or map of a region. Origin C16: from Fr. ichnographie, or via L. from Gk, from ikhnos track + graphia (see graphy) …   English new terms dictionary

  • ichnography — n. Ground plan, horizontal section …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • ichnography — ich·nog·ra·phy …   English syllables

  • ichnography — A map or floor plan which is drawn to scale …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • ichnography — /ɪkˈnɒgrəfi/ (say ik nogruhfee) noun (plural ichnographies) 1. the drawing of ground plans. 2. a ground plan. {Latin ichnographia, from Greek: a tracing out. See graphy} –ichnographic /ɪknəˈgræfɪk/ (say iknuh grafik), ichnographical… …   Australian English dictionary

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