anamorphote lens

noun
ana·​mor·​phote lens | \ ¦anə¦mȯrˌfōt- \

Definition of anamorphote lens

: a distorting lens used to produce anamorphosis — compare anamorphoscope

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First Known Use of anamorphote lens

circa 1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anamorphote lens

Late Greek anamorphōtēs transforming, from anamorphoun to transform

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“Anamorphote lens.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anamorphote%20lens. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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