anamorphoscope

anamorphoscope

[an-uh-mawr-fuh-skohp]
noun
a curved mirror or other optical device for giving a correct image of a picture or the like distorted by anamorphosis.

Origin:
1880–85; anamorpho(sis) + -scope

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anamorphoscope (ˌænəˈmɔːfəˌskəʊp)
 
n
an optical device, such as a cylindrical lens, for correcting an image that has been distorted by anamorphosis

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