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.

Nearby words

  1. nomocanon,
  2. nomocracy,
  3. nomogram,
  4. nomograph,
  5. nomographic,
  6. nomological,
  7. nomology,
  8. nomothetic,
  9. nomotopic,
  10. nomura

Origin of nomography

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

Related formsno·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 Formsnomographer, nounnomographic (ˌnɒməˈɡræfɪk) or nomographical, adjectivenomographically, adverb

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