afterimage

Synonyms and related words:
afterbirth, afterclap, aftercrop, aftereffect, afterglow, aftergrowth, aftermath, afterpain, aftertaste, balance, butt, butt end, by-product, candle ends, chaff, debris, detritus, end, fag end, filings, fossil, holdover, husks, leavings, leftovers, ocular spectrum, odds and ends, offscourings, optical illusion, orts, parings, placenta, rags, refuse, relics, remainder, remains, remnant, residue, residuum, rest, roach, rubbish, ruins, rump, sawdust, scourings, scraps, secundines, shadow, shavings, side effect, spectrum, straw, stubble, stump, survival, sweepings, trace, track, trail, trick of eyesight, vestige, wake, waste

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  • afterimage — [af′tərim΄ij, äf′tərim΄ij] n. Psychol. an image or sensation that remains or returns after the external stimulus has been withdrawn …   English World dictionary

  • Afterimage — For other uses, see Afterimage (disambiguation). If the viewer stares at this image for 20 60 seconds and stares at a white object a negative afterimage will appear (in this case being cyan on magenta). This can also be achieved by the viewer… …   Wikipedia

  • afterimage —    Also referred to as aftersensation, afterimagery, and post image. All three terms are used to denote a group of visual percepts that occur in response to a primary light stimulus to the eye, typically noticed after the stimulus has been… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • afterimage — /af teuhr im ij, ahf /, n. Psychol. a visual image or other sense impression that persists after the stimulus that caused it is no longer operative. [1875 80; trans. of G Nachbild; see AFTER, IMAGE] * * * ▪ psychology       visual illusion in… …   Universalium

  • Afterimage — Este artículo está huérfano, pues pocos o ningún artículo enlazan aquí. Por favor, introduce enlaces hacia esta página desde otros artículos relacionados. A …   Wikipedia Español

  • afterimage —    An optical phenomenon in which the eye s nerves continue to convey an image after an initial image has departed. Typically, the afterimage appears as a likeness of the initial image, except that each of its colors is the complement to those in …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • afterimage — povaizdis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. afterimage; residual image vok. Nachbild, n rus. остаточное изображение, n; послеизображение, n pranc. image retardée, f; image rémanente, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • afterimage — noun Date: 1874 a usually visual sensation occurring after stimulation by its external cause has ceased …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • afterimage — noun An image which persists or remains in negative after the original stimulation has ended. , Syn: photogene …   Wiktionary

  • afterimage — Persistence of a visual response after cessation of the stimulus. SYN: accidental image, negative image. negative a. a. in which the lightness relationship is reversed; if chromatic, it appears in complementary color. positive a. a. in which the… …   Medical dictionary

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