astigmatic astigmatic


  • (adj) of or relating to a defect in the eye or in a lens caused by a deviation from spherical curvature which prevents light rays from meeting at a common focus and so results in distorted images

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  1. An astigmatic person may see a circle as an ellipse, but if asked to draw what he sees, he will draw a circle.
  2. TV is not only colorblind; its eye is astigmatic, twitchy and inclined to water.
  3. Soon good bifocal and astigmatic versions will be on the market.


  • Tomasz Stanko New York Quartet: Copenhagen, Denmark, July 6, 2013

    In the 1960s, Polish trumpeter Tomasz Sta?ko emerged as a major talent on the European jazz scene. His unique musical voice was recognized by his legendary countryman, pianist Krzysztof Komeda Krzysztof Komeda 1931 - 1969 piano , who enlisted him to be part of his groundbreaking masterpiece Astigmatic (Muza, 1966). Later, Sta?ko paid homage to his mentor on Litania : The Music of Krzysztof ...
    on July 11, 2013     Source: All About Jazz

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