anastigmat

noun
an·​as·​tig·​mat | \ a-ˈna-stig-ˌmat How to pronounce anastigmat (audio) , ˌa-nə-ˈstig- How to pronounce anastigmat (audio) \

Definition of anastigmat

: an anastigmatic lens

First Known Use of anastigmat

1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anastigmat

German, back-formation from anastigmatisch anastigmatic

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“Anastigmat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anastigmat. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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anastigmat

noun
an·​astig·​mat | \ a-ˈnas-tig-ˌmat How to pronounce anastigmat (audio) , ˌan-ə-ˈstig- How to pronounce anastigmat (audio) \

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: an anastigmatic lens

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