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Meaning of "anamorphosis" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ANAMORPHOSIS

From Greek, from anamorphoun to transform, from morphē form, shape.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ANAMORPHOSIS

anamorphosis  [ˌænəˈmɔːfəsɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ANAMORPHOSIS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Anamorphosis is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ANAMORPHOSIS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Anamorphosis

Anamorphosis is a distorted projection or perspective requiring the viewer to use special devices or occupy a specific vantage point to reconstitute the image. The word "anamorphosis" is derived from the Greek prefix ana-, meaning back or again, and the word morphe, meaning shape or form.

Definition of anamorphosis in the English dictionary

The first definition of anamorphosis in the dictionary is 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. Other definition of anamorphosis is the process by which such images or drawings are produced. Anamorphosis is also the evolution of one type of organism from another by a series of gradual changes.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ANAMORPHOSIS


amebiasis
əmiːˈbaɪəsɪs
anthropomorphosis
ˌænθrəpəˈmɔːfəsɪs
apophasis
əˈpɒfəsɪs
candidiasis
ˌkændɪˈdaɪəsɪs
diocese
ˈdaɪəsɪs
elephantiasis
ˌɛlɪfənˈtaɪəsɪs
emphasis
ˈɛmfəsɪs
giardiasis
ˌdʒaɪɑːˈdaɪəsɪs
metamorphosis
ˌmɛtəˈmɔːfəsɪs
metastasis
mɪˈtæstəsɪs
metathesis
mɪˈtæθəsɪs
misemphasis
ˌmɪsˈɛmfəsɪs
overemphasis
ˌəʊvərˈɛmfəsɪs
paedomorphosis
ˌpiːdəˈmɔːfəsɪs
psoriasis
səˈraɪəsɪs
reemphasis
riːˈɛmfəsɪs
transgenesis
trænzˈdʒɛnəsɪs
trypanosomiasis
ˌtrɪpənəsəˈmaɪəsɪs
underemphasis
ˌʌndərˈemfəsɪs
urolithiasis
ˌjʊərəʊlɪˈθaɪəsɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ANAMORPHOSIS

anamneses
anamnesis
anamnestic
anamnestically
anamniote
anamniotic
anamorphic
anamorphic lens
anamorphism
anamorphoscope
anamorphoses
anamorphous
anan
ananas
Anancy
Ananda
anandamide
anandrous

WORDS THAT END LIKE ANAMORPHOSIS

affective psychosis
alphosis
cirrhosis
diagnosis
diorthosis
epanorthosis
gomphosis
homomorphosis
Korsakoff´s psychosis
kyphosis
metempsychosis
morphosis
organic psychosis
ornithosis
orthosis
psychosis
puerperal psychosis
sporotrichosis
theriomorphosis
trichosis
whosis

Synonyms and antonyms of anamorphosis in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «anamorphosis» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ANAMORPHOSIS

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

Translator English - Chinese

变体
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

anamorfosis
570 millions of speakers

English

anamorphosis
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

anamorphosis
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تراق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

анаморфоз
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

anamorfose
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

anamorphosis
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

anamorphose
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Anamorfosis
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Anamorphose
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

歪像
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

anamorphosis
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Anamorfosis
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hình kỳ dị
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

anamorphosis
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एंपोन्मासिस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

anamorphosis
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

anamorfosi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

anamorfoza
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

анаморфоз
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

anamorfoză
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

αναμόρφωση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

anamorfose
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

anamorphosis
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

anamorphosis
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of anamorphosis

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ANAMORPHOSIS»

The term «anamorphosis» is regularly used and occupies the 105.023 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ANAMORPHOSIS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «anamorphosis» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «anamorphosis» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ANAMORPHOSIS»

Discover the use of anamorphosis in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to anamorphosis and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Anamorphosis: Kant on Knowledge and Ignorance
This book intends to show that we should re-think and re-evaluate our dogmatic commitment to a cognitivistic attitude.
Predrag Cicovacki, 1997
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Picturing Space, Displacing Bodies: Anamorphosis in Early ...
Combining detailed historical studies with broad theoretical and philosophical investigations, this book challenges basic assumptions about the way early modern artists and theorists represented their relationship to the visible world and ...
Lyle Massey, 2007
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Anamorphosis in Early Modern Literature: Mediation and Affect
Drawing on extensive archival research, Jen Boyle investigates how the use of anamorphic perspective flourished in early modern England as a technology and medium in public interactive art, city and garden design, and as a theory and figure ...
Jennifer Ellen Boyle, 2010
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(A)wry Views: Anamorphosis, Cervantes, and the Early Picaresque
The term anamorphosis, from the greek ana (again) and morphe (shape), designates a variety of perspective experiments that can be traced back to the artistic developments of the 1500's and 1600's.
David R. Castillo, 2001
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Anamorphosis: An Annotated Bibliography
Anamorphosis is a projection of forms outside their visible limits.
Alberto Perez-Gomez, 1996
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Felice Varini: Points of View
BEYOND ANAMORPHOSIS Egli è dunque una segreta e innata delitia dell' lntelletto humano, l'avvedersi di essere stato scherzevolmente ingannato: perocché quel traspasso dall'inganno al disinganno è una maniera d' imparamento, per via ...
Felice Varini, Lars Müller, Fabiola López-Durán, 2004
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Anamorphosis
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Frederic P. Miller, Agnes F. Vandome, John McBrewster, 2010
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Lacan, Politics, Aesthetics
The link between the anamorphosis — which I read as a visual pun — and the pun — which I read as a verbal anamorphosis — is developed along these lines. In Dali's paranoiac images, as in the pun, two (or more) signifieds share one ...
Willy Apollon, Richard Feldstein, 1996
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The Saturday Magazine
Then, holding this drawing in a vertical position over a flat sheet of paper and placing a candle at a short distance behind it, the rays of light which pass through the holes will fall upon the surface which is to receive the anamorphosis, and will  ...
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Lacan's Four Fundamental Concepts of Psychoanalysis: An ...
The seminar resorts to the experience of anamorphosis in order to try to undermine the illusion of a homogeneous space. The cover of the first Spanish edition of the seminar recalls such an effort for it reproduces The Ambassadors, a classic ...
Roberto Harari, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ANAMORPHOSIS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term anamorphosis is used in the context of the following news items.
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Artists commissioned for Southwark Street Colourful Crossings
Photographer Morgan Silk will collaborate with a computer programmer to create a photographic image which uses anamorphosis and a new ... «London SE1, Jun 15»
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Backstage at the Utah Arts Festival 2015: Out into the streets, Kurt …
... chalks and commercial fine quality pastels), incorporating the principles of the classic Renaissance technique of perspectival anamorphosis. «The Utah Review, Jun 15»
3
Altered States
He arrived at a conception of anamorphosis, a perceptual effect employed by visual artists for centuries (and frequently experienced by users of ... «Artforum, May 15»
4
Artist adds poop emoji to selfie sticks to remind us of mortality
Garcia says he employed elements of anamorphosis, a technique to distort an image so that it's only visible from a specific angle, to make sure ... «Engadget, May 15»
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Self-published photo books go from last resorts to treasures at MOMA
UPDATE: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that the 20 finalists for the Anamorphosis Prize will have their self-published photo ... «PRI, May 15»
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Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit Remakes Hotel Lobby as Swanky Art …
First developed in the 15th century, the anamorphosis technique was loved by the likes of Leonardo da Vinci, Hans Holbein and Albrecht Dürer ... «BLOUIN ARTINFO, Apr 15»
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From Kashmir to Kolkata: Artist Praneet Soi's exhibition 'Srinagar'
The diagram was taken from Da Vinci's explanation of 'Anamorphosis,' which is a way of distorting and image in such a way that it can only be ... «VOGUE India, Apr 15»
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Art comes alive at Bethlehem's new Urban Street Art Festival
Chaparro says the technical term for her art is anamorphosis. At a recent festival in Stuart, Fla., Chaparro painted a sailfish leaping from the sea ... «Allentown Morning Call, Apr 15»
9
House Beautiful: The WOW! factor
His technique of hidden distortion called anamorphosis abscondita, or forced perspective, impressed King Louis XIV and the young expert was ... «Times Colonist, Mar 15»
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Winner of Philips Strand Lighting Competition is Revealed
Paul Nulty Lighting Design (PNLD) scooped the prize for team effort 'Anamorphosis', which saw the colleagues turn a vintage Patt 23 theatre ... «EtNow.com, Mar 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Anamorphosis [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/anamorphosis>. Aug 2019 ».
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