Definition for SCI-AG'RA-PHY

SCI-AG'RA-PHY, n. [Gr. σκιαγραφια; σκια, a shadow, and γραφω, to describe.]

  1. The art of sketching or delineating.
  2. In architecture, the profile or section of a building to exhibit its interior structure. – Bailey.
  3. In astronomy, the art of finding the hour of the day night by the shadows of objects, caused by the sun, moon, or stars; the art of dialing. – Ash. Bailey.

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