[ ik-nog-ruh-fee ]
/ ɪkˈnɒg rə fi /
noun, plural ich·nog·ra·phies.
the art of drawing a ground plan or layout of a building.
a ground plan or layout of a building; a horizontal representation of a building.
Related formsich·no·graph·ic [ik-nuh-graf-ik] /ˌɪk nəˈgræf ɪk/, adjectiveich·no·graph·i·cal, adjectiveich·no·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for ichnography
They are marked on an old map of the borough, classically described as the "Ichnography or ground plan of Guildford."Highways and Byways in Surrey|Eric Parker
Already a ground-plan, or ichnography, has been laid down of the future colonial empire.
British Dictionary definitions for ichnography
/ (ɪkˈnɒɡrəfɪ) /
the art of drawing ground plans
the ground plan of a building, factory, etc
Derived Formsichnographic (ˌɪknəˈɡræfɪk) or ichnographical, adjectiveichnographically, adverb
Word Origin for ichnography
C16: from Latin ichnographia, from Greek ikhnographia, from ikhnos trace, track
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