[ skahy-uh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˈskaɪ əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /
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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”
Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
Question 1 of 7
Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
Origin of skiagraph
1895–1900; back formation from skiagraphy the process of making skiagraphs <Greek skiāgraphía painting in light and shade, equivalent to skiā-, combining form of skiā́ shade + -graphia-graphy
OTHER WORDS FROM skiagraphski·a·graph·ic [skahy-uh-graf-ik], /ˌskaɪ əˈgræf ɪk/, ski·a·graph·i·cal, adjectiveski·ag·ra·phy [skahy-ag-ruh-fee], /skaɪˈæg rə fi/, noun
Words nearby skiagraph
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Example sentences from the Web for skiagraph
And he pointed to the cosmic-ray skiagraph of the Moon on the curved glass dome overhead.
The moment the skiagraph was taken, it was very clear which bone should be removed.
But a skiagraph, or X-ray photograph, has a fascination all its own.The Vanishing Man|R. Austin Freeman