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Meaning of "anamorphic" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ANAMORPHIC

anamorphic  [ˌænəˈmɔːfɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ANAMORPHIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Anamorphic is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ANAMORPHIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

anamorphic

Anamorphic format

Anamorphic format refers to the cinematography technique of shooting a widescreen picture on standard 35 mm film or other visual recording media with a non-widescreen native aspect ratio. It also refers to the projection format in which a distorted image is "stretched" by an anamorphic projection lens to recreate the original aspect ratio on the viewing screen. The word "anamorphic" and its derivatives stem from the Greek words meaning formed again.

Definition of anamorphic in the English dictionary

The definition of anamorphic in the dictionary is of, relating to, or caused by anamorphosis or anamorphism.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ANAMORPHIC


actinomorphic
ˌæktɪnəʊˈmɔːfɪk
anthropomorphic
ˌænθrəpəˈmɔːfɪk
automorphic
ˌɔːtəʊˈmɔːfɪk
biomorphic
ˌbaɪəʊˈmɔːfɪk
dimorphic
daɪˈmɔːfɪk
dysmorphic
dɪsˈmɔːfɪk
geomorphic
ˌdʒiːəʊˈmɔːfɪk
holomorphic
ˌhɒləˈmɔːfɪk
homeomorphic
ˌhɒmɪəˈmɔːfɪk
homomorphic
ˌhɒməˈmɔːfɪk
hypomorphic
ˌhaɪpəˈmɔːfɪk
isomorphic
ˌaɪsəʊˈmɔːfɪk
meromorphic
ˌmɛrəʊˈmɔːfɪk
mesomorphic
ˌmɛsəʊˈmɔːfɪk
metamorphic
ˌmɛtəˈmɔːfɪk
monomorphic
ˌmɒnəʊˈmɔːfɪk
pleomorphic
ˌpliːəˈmɔːfɪk
polymorphic
ˌpɒlɪˈmɔːfɪk
pseudomorphic
ˌsjuːdəʊˈmɔːfɪk
zoomorphic
ˌzəʊəʊˈmɔːfɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ANAMORPHIC

analyzable
analyzation
analyze
Anam
Anambra
anamneses
anamnesis
anamnestic
anamnestically
anamniote
anamniotic
anamorphic lens
anamorphism
anamorphoscope
anamorphoses
anamorphosis
anamorphous
anan
ananas

WORDS THAT END LIKE ANAMORPHIC

ectomorphic
enantiomorphic
endomorphic
ergatomorphic
geographic
homoeomorphic
hydromorphic
hystricomorphic
idiomorphic
isodimorphic
ophiomorphic
ornithomorphic
Orphic
panidiomorphic
protomorphic
skeuomorphic
theriomorphic
trimorphic
xenomorphic
xeromorphic
zygomorphic

Synonyms and antonyms of anamorphic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «anamorphic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ANAMORPHIC

Find out the translation of anamorphic to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of anamorphic from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «anamorphic» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

变形
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

anamórfico
570 millions of speakers

English

anamorphic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एनामॉर्फिक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

صورة بصرية مشوهة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

анаморфное
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

anamórfico
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

anamorphic
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

anamorphique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Anamorfik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

anamorphen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

アナモフィックな
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

아나모픽
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Anamorphic
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

anamorphic
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அனமோர்பிக்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एनामॉर्फिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

anamorfik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

anamorfico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

anamorficzny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

анаморфное
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

anamorfic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αναμορφικό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

anamorfiese
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

anamorfisk
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

anamorfisk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of anamorphic

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about anamorphic

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ANAMORPHIC»

Discover the use of anamorphic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to anamorphic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Anno's magical ABC: an anamorphic alphabet
The distorted letters of the alphabet become quite clear when viewed with the help of the silver tube included with the book.
Mitsumasa Anno, Masaichirō Anno, 1981
2
Aberrations of Anamorphic Optical Systems
Some anamorphic image system design examples are provided that illustrate the use and value of the theory developed.
Sheng Yuan, 2008
3
The Filmmaker's Guide to Final Cut Pro Workflow
Anamorphic processes may have little impact on film finishing workflow, or they may have a significant impact. Anamorphic process can be accomplished by shooting in CinemaScope or “scope.” In scope, anamorphic lenses are used on the ...
Dale Angell, 2008
4
Compositing Visual Effects: Essentials for the Aspiring Artist
First Published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Steve Wright, 2013
5
Mounting Optics in Optical Instruments
6.4.30 Anamorphic prism systems If a refracting prism is used at other than minimum deviation, it changes the width of a transmitted collimated beam in the plane of refraction [see Fig. 6.49(a)]. The beam width in the orthogonal direction is not ...
Paul R. Yoder, 2008
6
Digital Cinematography: Fundamentals, Tools, Techniques, and ...
They also give the pronounced anamorphic flare that is so desirable by many cinematographers. This flare or “blue line” is due in part to earlier generation antireflective coatings on the lenses. The C series is characterized by a graduated ...
David Stump, 2014
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Desert Arthropods: Life History Variations
Anamorphic development is generally characterized by the addition of somites and legs with each succeeding molt. However, although there can be considerable variation in the way that somites are added in different taxa, any particular ...
Fred Punzo, 2000
8
Felice Varini: Points of View
These two hidden images attributed to Leonardo and drawn circa 1485,1 perhaps represent the earliest evidence within the Western culture of an anamorphic process, even though the word anamorphosis does not seem to have been used ...
Felice Varini, Lars Müller, Fabiola López-Durán, 2004
9
Cinematography: Third Edition
Anamorphic Lenses Although this primarily only concerns people shooting in 35mm, it is useful to understand what this type of lens is. The concept dates back to Dr. Henri Chretien and his invention of the Hypergonar lens, the precursor to ...
Kris Malkiewicz, M. David Mullen, 2009
10
Panaflex Users' Manual
For theatrical release, to shoot 'anamorphic' or 'spherical' is a technical decision the Producer must make. Put simply, 'going anamorphic' involves photography with anamorphic lenses which squeeze a wide scene area onto a narrow film ...
David W. Samuelson, 1996

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ANAMORPHIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term anamorphic is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Sean Baker Talks 'Tangerine,' and Making a Movie With an iPhone
For his 2012 movie “Starlet,” Mr. Baker used a Sony digital camera with anamorphic wide-screen lenses that created a '70s-style, sun-bleached ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
2
Movie Review: "Terminator Genisys"
“Terminator Genisys” is the first Terminator film to be in 3D, first film in the series to be shot digitally and the first to be shot with anamorphic ... «Salt Lake Magazine, Jul 15»
3
NWSA 2015 Rising Stars Showcase
Among the exhibited work was Anamorphic, a series of three oil paintings on canvas. Each 20”x30” piece highlighted the intentional distortion of figures, making ... «Social Miami, Jul 15»
4
'Tangerine': Review
According to press notes, the action was captured on iPhone 5S mobiles fitted with prototype anamorphic lenses. The result is a grainy but ... «Screen International, Jul 15»
5
New Atomos Shogun Upgrade Adds FS700 RAW, FS7 RAW
Atomos OS6.4 adds FS700 & FS7 4K-DCI RAW to ProRes/DNxHR record; Anamorphic de-squeeze including 2x, 1.5x, 1.33x and Panasonic ... «Televisual, Jul 15»
6
Breckenridge Creative Arts adds new Street Arts Festival to Fourth of …
Special to the Daily "Hungry Hungry Hippos," by chalk artist Chris Carlson, who creates anamorphic 3D pieces. “When viewed from one ... «Summit Daily News, Jul 15»
7
Blu-ray Review: Spirited Away
How great is this movie? When Walt Disney is finally defrosted, he'll want to be the American Hayao Miyazaki. The video is 1.85:1 anamorphic. «Inside Pulse, Jul 15»
8
Music that comes up in the sand
press release: Monday 29 June 2015: A 3-D anamorphic drawing of a giant violin took shape on Elie beach at low tide this morning to celebrate ... «Slipped Disc, Jun 15»
9
[Review] 'Camp Massacre' Is An Insult On So Many Levels
The 1.78:1 anamorphic transfer looks pretty good, with accurate colours and no real glaring grain. Black levels are also good, especially in the ... «Bloody Disgusting, Jun 15»
10
Selfie Stick alternatives -- apps, lenses and better arm position
The Moondog Labs anamorphic lens is targeted towards video pros, who want the complete wide view that we've seen in the movies, complete ... «USA TODAY, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Anamorphic [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/anamorphic>. Apr 2020 ».
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