apparent movement


apparent movement
noun
an optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object
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the cinema relies on apparent motion

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the succession of flashing lights gave an illusion of movement

Syn: ↑apparent motion, ↑motion, ↑movement
Hypernyms: ↑optical illusion

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noun

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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