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  • anamorphic lens A lens, usually having one or more cylindrical surfaces, used to produce distorted images and later to restore them to true form.
  • anamorphic A term used to denote a difference in magnification along mutually perpendicular meridians. Anamorphic systems are basically image-distorting systems, such as those used in motion pictures, that compress a scene laterally in the camera and expand it...
  • anamorphic system An optical system with different focal lengths or magnification levels in perpendicular planes to the optical axis.
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