nomography

[ noh-mog-ruh-fee ]
/ noʊˈmɒg rə fi /

noun, plural no·mog·ra·phies for 1.

the art of or a treatise on drawing up laws.
the art of making and using a nomogram for solving a succession of nearly identical problems.

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Origin of nomography

First recorded in 1725–35, nomography is from the Greek word nomographía the writing of laws. See nomo-, -graphy

OTHER WORDS FROM nomography

no·mog·ra·pher, nounnom·o·graph·ic [nom-uh-graf-ik, noh-muh-], /ˌnɒm əˈgræf ɪk, ˌnoʊ mə-/, nom·o·graph·i·cal, adjectivenom·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for nomography

nomography
/ (nɒˈmɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun plural -phies

the science of constructing nomographsSee nomogram

Derived forms of nomography

nomographer, nounnomographic (ˌnɒməˈɡræfɪk) or nomographical, adjectivenomographically, adverb
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