anamorphic

anamorphic

[an-uh-mawr-fik]
adjective
1.
Optics. having or producing unequal magnifications along two axes perpendicular to each other.
2.
of, pertaining to, or created by anamorphosis or anamorphism.

Origin:
1900–05; anamorph(ism) + -ic

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anamorphic (ˌænəˈmɔːfɪk)
 
adj
of, relating to, or caused by anamorphosis or anamorphism

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anamorphic
1904, in geology, from Gk. ana "up" + morphe "form" (see morphine). Cinematographic use dates from 1954.
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