Definition of shadowgraph in English:


Syllabification: shad·ow·graph
Pronunciation: /ˈSHadōˌɡraf


1An image formed by the shadow of an object on a surface.
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  • He refers to this picture as a shadowgraph rather than a mirage for there are elements of truth of the commerce and industry picture that partially explains its persistence.
1.1An image formed when light shone through a fluid is refracted differently by regions of different density.
1.2A radiograph.
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  • Absorption contrast radiographs are basically shadowgraphs of the object under test.

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