anamorphic

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an·a·mor·phic

 (ăn′ə-môr′fĭk)
adj.
1. Relating to, having, or producing different optical imaging effects along mutually perpendicular radii: an anamorphic lens.
2. Of or relating to a widescreen film or video that has been converted to a storage format with a lower aspect ratio by shrinking the image only along the horizontal axis in order to minimize loss of resolution: an anamorphic DVD for widescreen televisions.

[ana- + -morph + -ic.]

an′a·mor′phism (-fĭz′əm) n.

anamorphic

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

an•a•mor•phic

(ˌæn əˈmɔr fɪk)

adj.
1. Optics. having or producing unequal magnifications along two axes perpendicular to each other: an anamorphic lens.
2. of or pertaining to anamorphosis.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.anamorphic - pertaining to gradual evolution from one type of organism to another
2.anamorphic - pertaining to a kind of distorting optical systemanamorphic - pertaining to a kind of distorting optical system; "an anamorphic lense"