Definition of Apparent motion

1. Noun. An optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object. "The succession of flashing lights gave an illusion of movement"

Exact synonyms: Apparent Movement, Motion, Movement
Generic synonyms: Optical Illusion



Apparent Motion Pictures

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Literary usage of Apparent motion

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1. Outlines of Astronomy: By Sir John F. W. Herschel by John Frederick William Herschel (1902)
"CHAPTER VI OF THE SUN'S MOTION AND PHYSICAL CONSTITUTION apparent motion of the Sun not Uniform—Its Apparent Diameter also Variable—Variation of its ..."

2. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1874)
"It is scarcely necessary to say the circular motion of the pendulum is only apparent, since It is the tahle that revolves—the apparent motion of the ..."

3. The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy by Isaac Newton, William Emerson, John Machin (1803)
"... whereas, on the contrary, that apparent motion of the fun is really greater at the beginning of ..."

4. A Treatise on Astronomy by John Frederich William Herschel (1851)
"apparent motion of the Sun not uniform—Its apparent Diameter also variable—Variation of ite Distance concluded—Its apparent Orbit an Ellipse about the ..."

5. An Introduction to Astronomy by Forest Ray Moulton (1916)
"The Moon's apparent Motion among the Stars. - The apparent motion of the moon can be determined by observation without any particular reference to its ..."

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