Definition of Apparent movement

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 Motion, Motion, Movement
Generic synonyms: Optical Illusion



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Literary usage of Apparent movement

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1. The Cure of Imperfect Sight by Treatment Without Glasses by William Horatio Bates (1920)
"This apparent movement is due to the shifting of the eye, and is always in a direction contrary to its movement. If one looks at the top of a letter, ..."

2. Outlines of Psychology: Based Upon the Results of Experimental Investigation by Oswald Külpe (1909)
"There are an upper and a lower limit to the rapidity with which the representations of the separate phases may follow one another; and the apparent movement ..."

3. The Philosophical Review by Sage School of Philosophy, Cunningham, Gustavus Watts, 1881-, James Edwin Creighton, Frank Thilly, Jacob Gould Schurman (1897)
"The apparent movement is first in one direction, then in another, ... This phenomenon is closely related to the apparent movement of a small stationary ..."

4. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1883)
"It had been suggested that the apparent movement of objects occurred, not during the jerk to the right, but during the more gradual return of the eyeballs ..."

5. The Heavens: An Illustrated Handbook of Popular Astronomy by Amédée Guillemin (1867)
"apparent movement and Phases—Distances from the Sun and Earth—Form and Dimensions; its Transits across the Sun's ..."

6. A Text-book of Experimental Psychology: With Laboratory Exercises by Charles Samuel Myers (1911)
"Under ordinary conditions the angular velocity of the apparent movement is from 2° ... The apparent movement is diminished by the addition of other lights; ..."

7. Skiascopy and its practical application to the study of refraction by Edward Jackson (1895)
"... from within the eye itself, or when viewed from behind the retina with the sclera and choroid cut away. The apparent movement of the Light in the Pupil. ..."

8. Refraction and how to refract by James Thorington (1910)
"The student should not get the real and apparent movement confused, but pay close attention to the apparent movement. Direction of the apparent movement of ..."

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