Anastigmatic
Anastigmatic An*as`tig*mat"ic, a. [Pref. an-not + astigmatic.] (Optics) Not astigmatic; free of astigmatism; -- pertaining to a lens or lens system, and used especially of a lens system which consists of a converging lens and a diverging lens of equal and opposite astigmatism but different focal lengths, and sensibly free from astigmatism. [Webster 1913 Suppl. + WordNet 1.5]

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  • anastigmatic — ANASTIGMÁTIC, Ă, anastigmatici, ce, adj. (Despre un sistem de lentile) Care are proprietatea de a corecta astigmatismul; anastigmat. – Din fr. anastigmatique. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  ANASTIGMÁTIC adj. (fiz.) anastigmat …   Dicționar Român

  • anastigmatic — [an as΄tig mat′ik, an΄ə stigmat′ik] adj. free from, or corrected for, astigmatism; specif., designating a compound lens made up of one converging and one diverging lens so that the astigmatism of one is neutralized by the equal and opposite… …   English World dictionary

  • anastigmatic — adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1890 not astigmatic used especially of lenses that are able to form approximately point images of object points …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • anastigmatic — /an euh stig mat ik, a nas tig /, adj. Optics. (of a lens) not having astigmatism; forming point images of a point object located off the axis of the lens; stigmatic. [1885 90; AN 1 + ASTIGMATIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • anastigmatic — adjective Free from astigmatism …   Wiktionary

  • anastigmatic — Not astigmatic. * * * an·astig·mat·ic .an ə (.)stig mat ik, .an .as tig adj not astigmatic used esp. of lenses that are able to form approximately point images of object points * * * an·a·stig·mat·ic (an″ə stig matґik) not astigmatic;… …   Medical dictionary

  • anastigmàtic — a|nas|tig|mà|tic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • anastigmatic — an·as·tig·mat·ic || ə‚næstɪg mætɪk adj. not suffering from astigmatism (Optics) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anastigmatic — [ˌanəstɪg matɪk] adjective (of a lens system) constructed so that the astigmatism of each element is cancelled out …   English new terms dictionary

  • anastigmatic — an·a·stig·mat·ic …   English syllables

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