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Definition of "anastigmat" []

  • An anastigmatic lens. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "anastigmat" in a sentence
  • "Both were fitted with anastigmat lenses, which eliminated distortion and preserved the perpendicular lines even of off-center images, making them especially well suited for architectural photography."
  • "I sometimes feel that an anastigmat lens is best and sometimes that a soft focus lens is best for some particular work, and sometimes I feel that if"
  • "I could get only one I would prefer an anastigmat to a soft focus.”"
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