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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A photographic image produced on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light (especially by X-rays or gamma rays).

Usage examples (11)
  • The very unfortunate name "shadowgraph" has been suggested and largely used in the newspapers, and even in medical journals.
  • A girl's figure made a brief shadowgraph in the light, then hurried along the sea front.
  • The Greek word for shadow is "skia," and the proper rendering, therefore, of shadowgraph is "skiagraph," corresponding to photograph.
  • Like a figure of a shadowgraph he slid through its opening, and we followed. for more
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