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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Astigmatic  \As`tig*mat"ic\,  a.  (Med.  &  Opt.) 
  Affected  with  or  pertaining  to  astigmatism;  as  astigmatic 
  eyes;  also  remedying  astigmatism;  as  astigmatic  lenses. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  astigmatic 
  adj  1:  pertaining  to  a  kind  of  impaired  eyesight 
  2:  pertaining  to  a  defect  in  an  optical  system  such  as  a  lens 
  3:  visual  impairment  resulting  from  faulty  refraction  of  light 
  rays  in  the  eye  [syn:  {ametropic},  {myopic},  {presbyopic}, 
  {visually  impaired}] 




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