anastigmat

noun
an·​as·​tig·​mat | \a-ˈnas-tig-ˌmat, ˌa-nə-ˈstig- \

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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about anastigmat

Share anastigmat

Statistics for anastigmat

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for anastigmat

The first known use of anastigmat was in 1889

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for anastigmat

anastigmat

noun
an·​astig·​mat | \a-ˈnas-tig-ˌmat, ˌan-ə-ˈstig- \

Medical Definition of anastigmat 

: an anastigmatic lens

Comments on anastigmat

What made you want to look up anastigmat? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a knickknack or trinket

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!