skiagram

noun

skia·​gram ˈskī-ə-ˌgram How to pronounce skiagram (audio)
1
: a figure formed by shading in the outline of a shadow
2

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek skia shadow + International Scientific Vocabulary -gram — more at scene

First Known Use

1801, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of skiagram was in 1801

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Cite this Entry

“Skiagram.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skiagram. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

Medical Definition

skiagram

noun
skia·​gram ˈskī-ə-ˌgram How to pronounce skiagram (audio)
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