image distortion

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image distortion

Changing the spacial relationship between parts of the image, usually by printing with paper at an angle to the enlarger beam.
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1) Each flap's center radius was positioned 45[degrees] from the other, thus limiting standing cutaneous deformities and pincushioning defects.
It was concluded that the "monitor meets or exceeds most of the requirements for use in a special application" as well as the "monitor exhibited better luminance, nonuniformity, and pincushioning than other 2-megapixel CRT monitors evaluated by NIDL under similar set-up conditions.
For optimum viewing, Optiquest's user-friendly OnView(R) controls combine on-screen menus with push-button convenience for adjusting size, pincushioning, contrast and geometry.