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nomography

[noh-mog-ruh-fee] /noʊˈmɒg rə fi/
noun, plural nomographies for 1.
1.
the art of or a treatise on drawing up laws.
2.
the art of making and using a nomogram for solving a succession of nearly identical problems.
Origin of nomography
1725-1735
First recorded in 1725-35, nomography is from the Greek word nomographía the writing of laws. See nomo-, -graphy
Related forms
nomographer, noun
nomographic
[nom-uh-graf-ik, noh-muh-] /ˌnɒm əˈgræf ɪk, ˌnoʊ mə-/ (Show IPA),
nomographical, adjective
nomographically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for nomography

nomography

/nɒˈmɒɡrəfɪ/
noun (pl) -phies
1.
the science of constructing nomographs See nomogram
Derived Forms
nomographer, noun
nomographic (ˌnɒməˈɡræfɪk), nomographical, adjective
nomographically, adverb
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