noun, plural an·a·mor·pho·ses [an-uh-mawr-fuh-seez, -mawr-foh-seez]. /ˌæn əˈmɔr fəˌsiz, -mɔrˈfoʊ siz/.
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Example sentences from the Web for anamorphosis
The curious fish-like object is simply the anamorphosis—the distorted projection—of a human skull.
It may indeed be a matter of very grave consideration whether true anamorphosis ever occurs in the whole animal kingdom.Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work|P. Chalmers Mitchell
On this disc is fixed the picture from which it is desired to make an anamorphosis.
The sun was setting, and its slanting rays caused the shadow to assume the appearance of an anamorphosis of ludicrous proportions.The Ape, the Idiot & Other People|W. C. Morrow
The second kind of anamorphosis is produced by the distortion of the picture in the sense of one of its dimensions.
British Dictionary definitions for anamorphosis
noun plural -ses (-ˌsiːz)
- an image or drawing distorted in such a way that it becomes recognizable only when viewed in a specified manner or through a special device
- the process by which such images or drawings are produced