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Free from astigmatism. Used of a compound lens in which the separate components compensate for the astigmatic effects of each lens.
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(General Physics) (of a lens or optical device) not astigmatic. Also: stigmatic
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an•as•tig•mat•ic(ˌæn ə stɪgˈmæt ɪk, æˌnæs tɪg-)
(of a lens) not having astigmatism; forming point images of a point object located off the axis of the lens; stigmatic.
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|Adj.||1.||anastigmatic - pertaining to a lens or lens system free of astigmatism (able to form point images)|
|2.||anastigmatic - not astigmatic |
astigmatic - of or relating to a defect in the eye or in a lens caused by a deviation from spherical curvature which prevents light rays from meeting at a common focus and so results in distorted images
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