skiagram

skiagram

[skahy-uh-gram]
noun
1.
a picture made by outlining and shading a subject's shadow.

Origin:
1795–1805; < Greek skiā́ shadow + -gram1; cf. skiagraph

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skiagram

noun
a photographic image produced on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light (especially by X-rays or gamma rays) [syn: radiogram
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