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STIGMATISM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does stigmatism mean? 

STIGMATISM (noun)
  The noun STIGMATISM has 3 senses:

1. the condition of having or being marked by stigmata
2. (optics) condition of an optical system (as a lens) in which light rays from a single point converge in a single focal point
3. normal eyesight

  Familiarity information: STIGMATISM used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


STIGMATISM (noun)


Sense 1stigmatism [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The condition of having or being marked by stigmata

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("stigmatism" is a kind of...):

condition (a mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing)


Sense 2stigmatism [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(optics) condition of an optical system (as a lens) in which light rays from a single point converge in a single focal point

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("stigmatism" is a kind of...):

condition; status (a state at a particular time)

Domain category:

optics (the branch of physics that studies the physical properties of light)

Antonym:

astigmatism ((optics) defect in an optical system in which light rays from a single point fail to converge in a single focal point)


Sense 3stigmatism [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Normal eyesight

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Hypernyms ("stigmatism" is a kind of...):

sight; vision; visual modality; visual sense (the ability to see; the visual faculty)


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