shadowgraph

noun shad·ow·graph \ ˈsha-dō-ˌgraf , -də-ˌgraf \

Definition of shadowgraph

2 :a photographic image resembling a shadow

shadowgraphy

play \ˈsha-dō-ˌgra-fē, ˈsha-də-ˌgra-\ noun

First Known Use of shadowgraph

1886


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