Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An anastigmatic lens.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. compound lens or lens system designed to be free of astigmatism and able to form approximately point images.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A system of lenses in which the astigmatic aberration is overcome and a flat field obtained.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. compound lens or lens system designed to be free of astigmatism and able to form approximately point images

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Examples

  • 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.

    Colossus

  • 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

    Pictorial Photography in America 1921

  • I could get only one I would prefer an anastigmat to a soft focus.”

    Pictorial Photography in America 1921

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