anastigmat

noun

an·​as·​tig·​mat a-ˈna-stig-ˌmat How to pronounce anastigmat (audio) ˌa-nə-ˈstig- How to pronounce anastigmat (audio)
: an anastigmatic lens

Word History

Etymology

German, back-formation from anastigmatisch anastigmatic

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anastigmat was in 1889

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Cite this Entry

“Anastigmat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anastigmat. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

anastigmat

noun
an·​astig·​mat a-ˈnas-tig-ˌmat How to pronounce anastigmat (audio) ˌan-ə-ˈstig- How to pronounce anastigmat (audio)
: an anastigmatic lens
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