shadow line

noun

1
: the edge of the shadow of the gnomon of a sundial
2
: a thickened line in a linear drawing of an object supposed to be illuminated by parallel rays of light indicating the edges farthest from the source of light

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“Shadow line.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shadow%20line. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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