skiagram

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

Definition of skiagram

1 : a figure formed by shading in the outline of a shadow

First Known Use of skiagram

1801, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for skiagram

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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about skiagram

Dictionary Entries near skiagram

Skhul man

ski

skia-

skiagram

skiagrapher

skiagraphy

skiametry

Statistics for skiagram

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for skiagram

The first known use of skiagram was in 1801

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for skiagram

skiagram

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

Medical Definition of skiagram

More from Merriam-Webster on skiagram

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with skiagram

Comments on skiagram

What made you want to look up skiagram? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

readily or continually undergoing change

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!