Anamorphic

Watch a wide aspect ratio on a conventional 4:3 TV set and you either get big black bars across the top and bottom or the film is 'panned and scanned' so that you only get the central part of the image filling the screen. Either way, you're not getting the whole picture. Most movies on DVD are presented in their original aspect ratio and a widescre...
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anamorphic

[adj] - pertaining to gradual evolution from one type of organism to another 2. [adj] - pertaining to a kind of distorting optical system
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anamorphic

anamorphic 1. Pertaining to a gradual evolution from one type of organism to another. 2. A reference to a kind of distorting optical system; such as, 'an anamorphic lense'. 3. Motion picture terminology: Cinemascope; an optical system which has different magnifications in the vertical and horizontal dimensions of the picture.
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Anamorphic

An optical system having different magnifications in the horizontal and vertical dimensions of the image.
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Anamorphic

Process that horizontally condenses (squeezes) a 16:9 image into a 4:3 space, preserving 25 percent more vertical resolution than letterboxing into the 4:3 space. For the signal to appear with correct geometry, the display must either horizontally expand or vertically squish the image. Used on about two or three promotional laser discs and many DVD...
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Anamorphic

A method of creating a wide screen image with standard film, using a special lens on the camera and projector that compresses the width of the image that is exposed on the film and then expands it when projected
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Anamorphic

Process where a `wide” video image (typically in a 16:9 widescreen format) is compressed or squeezed horizontally to fit a more narrow video display standard but expands to full size when played over a wide video display. Letterboxing an image enables the viewer to see the entire widescreen presentation of a movie as it was intended and as it was...
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Anamorphic

A non-rotationally symmetrical lens element that distorts image size & shape in one axis more than the other, because of its barrel (cylindrical) shape. Panavision lenses used for wide-screen movies contain anamorphic elements to "squeeze" the image, later "de-squeezed" by the projection lens.
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Anamorphic

A widescreen film process (under such trademark names as cinemascope and Panavision) used to create
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anamorphic

changing to a more complex form
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