anastigmatic

adjective

an·​a·​stig·​mat·​ic ˌa-nə-(ˌ)stig-ˈma-tik How to pronounce anastigmatic (audio)
ˌa-ˌna-stig-
: not astigmatic
used especially of lenses that are able to form approximately point images of object points

Word History

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International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

1879, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anastigmatic was in 1879

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“Anastigmatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anastigmatic. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

anastigmatic

adjective
an·​astig·​mat·​ic ˌan-ə-(ˌ)stig-ˈmat-ik, ˌan-ˌas-tig- How to pronounce anastigmatic (audio)
: not astigmatic
used especially of lenses that are able to form approximately point images of object points
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