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astigmatism

a·stig·ma·tism

astigmatism

 
pronunciation:
stIg m tih zm
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an irregularity in the curvature of a lens, including that of the eye, that prevents rays of light from meeting in a single focal point, resulting in an indistinct or distorted image.
definition 2: a warped or blurred viewpoint; faulty judgment.
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