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anamorphism (n.)

"distorted projection or perspective," 1836; see anamorphosis + -ism.

updated on June 05, 2012

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Definitions of anamorphism from WordNet

anamorphism (n.)
the evolution of one type of organism from another by a long series of gradual changes;
Synonyms: anamorphosis
anamorphism (n.)
metamorphism that occurs deep under the earth's surface; changes simple minerals into complex minerals;
anamorphism (n.)
a distorted projection or perspective; especially an image distorted in such a way that it becomes visible only when viewed in a special manner;
Synonyms: anamorphosis
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