Nomography

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Nomography A treatise on laws; an exposition of the form proper for laws.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n nomography Exposition of the proper manner of drawing up laws; that part of the art of legislation which has relation to the form given, or proper to be given, to the matter of a law. Bentham, Nomography, or the Art of Inditing Laws.
    • n nomography In mathematics, the theory of the construction and use of abaci or graphic tables for computation; the theory of the geometric representation of interdependences of variables.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Nomography nō-mog′ra-fi the art of drawing up laws in proper form
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. ; no`mos law + to write
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. nomos, law, graphein, to write.

Usage


In science:

Khavinson, Best approximation by linear superpositions (approximate nomography), Translated from the Russian manuscript by D.
On the proximinality of ridge functions
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