Definition of anallatism in English:

anallatism

noun

  • The property of a telescope of being anallatic; "centre of anallatism"noun the point in a telescope from which the distance to a graduated rod is proportional to the rod intercept as seen through the telescope.

Origin

Late 19th century. From French anallatisme, with remodelling of the ending after -ism.

Pronunciation

anallatism

/əˈnalətɪz(ə)m/