anamorphic

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adjective ana·mor·phic \ˌa-nə-ˈmȯr-fik\

Definition of anamorphic

  1. :  producing, relating to, or marked by intentional distortion (as by unequal magnification along perpendicular axes) of an image <an anamorphic lens>

Origin and Etymology of anamorphic

New Latin anamorphosis distorted optical image


First Known Use: 1875

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