shadowgraph :

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  • n  a photographic image produced on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light (especially by X-rays or gamma rays)

  • Oldtimers in the audience flinched when the curtain rose to reveal a meaningless shadowgraph sequence of Japanese town life, a very un-Gilbertian interpolation.
  • When Vina Delmar's Bad Girl was dramatized last season it contained one brief scene in which a childbirth was indicated by means of a shadowgraph.
  • The light, flashed through a region of disturbed air, recorded on a photographic plate a "shadowgraph" showing groups of bunched air molecules.

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