ichnography


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ich·nog·ra·phy

 (ĭk-nŏg′rə-fē)
n. pl. ich·nog·ra·phies
A ground plan of a building.

[Latin ichnographia : Greek ikhnos, track + Greek -graphiā, -graphy.]

ichnography

(ɪkˈnɒɡrəfɪ)
n
1. (Civil Engineering) the art of drawing ground plans
2. (Civil Engineering) the ground plan of a building, factory, etc
[C16: from Latin ichnographia, from Greek ikhnographia, from ikhnos trace, track]
ichnographic, ˌichnoˈgraphical adj
ˌichnoˈgraphically adv

ichnography

1. the rendering of a horizontal section of an object in scale.
2. the rendering of a floor plan of a building in a specific scale. — ichnographic, ichnographical, adj.
See also: Drawing
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