[shad-oh-graf, -grahf]
a picture produced by throwing a shadow, as of the hands, on a lighted screen, wall, or the like.
a radiograph.

1885–90; shadow + -graph

shadowgraphic [shad-oh-graf-ik] , adjective
shadowgraphist, noun
shadowgraphy, noun Unabridged
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shadowgraph (ˈʃædəʊˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf)
1.  a silhouette made by casting a shadow, usually of the hands, on a lighted surface
2.  another name for radiograph

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The left panel shows a shadowgraph image of a subcritical internal wave breaking against a sloping boundary.
Optical components to take a shadowgraph image of the mixing region have also been installed.
Norwood visualized the flow with shadowgraph pictures.
The flow has been visualized with conventional schlieren and shadowgraph.
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