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anamorphoscope

[ an-uh-mawr-fuh-skohp ]

noun

  1. a curved mirror or other optical device for giving a correct image of a picture or the like distorted by anamorphosis.


anamorphoscope

/ ˌænəˈmɔːfəˌskəʊp /

noun

  1. an optical device, such as a cylindrical lens, for correcting an image that has been distorted by anamorphosis


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Word History and Origins

Origin of anamorphoscope1

First recorded in 1880–85; anamorpho(sis) + -scope

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