scialytic

\\|sīə|lid.ik\ adjective
Etymology: sci- + -lytic
: dispersing or dispelling shadows

a scialytic lamp


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • scialytic — adjective /sʌɪəˈlɪtɪk/ dispelling shadows …   Wiktionary

  • scialytic — scia·lyt·ic …   English syllables

  • scialytic —   a. dispelling shadows.    ♦ sciagraphy, n. art of shading; X ray photography.    ♦ sciamachy, n. mock battle; fighting with shadows or imaginary enemies.    ♦ sciapodous, a. with large feet.    ♦ sciatheric, a. pertaining to measurement of time …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • σκιαλύτης — ο, Ν τεχνολ. φωτιστική συσκευή που παρέχει έντονο και χωρίς σκιές φωτισμό και χρησιμοποιείται, κυρίως, για τον φωτισμό χειρουργείων, αλλ. σκιαλυτική λυχνία. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Αντιδάνεια λ., πρβλ. αγγλ. scialytic (< σκιά + λύνω)] …   Dictionary of Greek

  • sci- — combining form or scio also scia or skia Etymology: New Latin, from Greek ski , skio , from skia more at scene …   Useful english dictionary

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