- a compound lens corrected for the aberrations of astigmatism and curvature of field.
Origin of anastigmat
1885–90; < German, back formation from anastigmatisch anastigmatic
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Examples from the Web for anastigmat
For those, however, who wish even greater efficiency and capabilities, we supply the anastigmat lens equipments.
This makes a most desirable outfit at a surprisingly low price for an anastigmat equipment.
- a lens or system of lenses designed to be free of astigmatism
C19 from an- + astigmatic
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