shadowgraph

noun
shad·​ow·​graph | \ ˈsha-dō-ˌgraf How to pronounce shadowgraph (audio) , -də-ˌgraf \

Definition of shadowgraph

2 : a photographic image resembling a shadow

Other Words from shadowgraph

shadowgraphy \ ˈsha-​dō-​ˌgra-​fē How to pronounce shadowgraph (audio) , ˈsha-​də-​ˌgra-​ \ noun

First Known Use of shadowgraph

1886, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Shadowgraph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shadowgraph. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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