Meaning of ANAMORPHIC LENS in English
- ANAMORPHIC LENS
Motion Pictures, Optics.
1. a compound lens or system of lenses that compresses the camera image in the horizontal direction during filming, so that a wide-screen image can fit on the width of conventional 35-mm film.
2. a similar system used in projection that horizontally expands the compressed image back to its original wide-screen aspect ratio.
[ 1950-55 ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012