After-image


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Aft´er-im`age


n.1.The impression of a vivid sensation retained by the retina of the eye after the cause has been removed; also extended to impressions left of tones, smells, etc.
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The flash was so bright that I was getting an after-image silhouette of the iron sights in my retinas.
Notably, their experimental results showed that the after-effects moved when the eyes moved, just as the green after-image from adapting to red moves when we move our eyes.
Yedalian's bronze "Solidity" (45 x 21 x 11 cm) could be a three-dimensional after-image of "A Glimpse.
These faint jets are a ghost or after-image of what existed a million years ago," Meng Su, an astronomer at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and lead author of the study, said.
3nm Ruby laser, long pulse or 0-switched Multiple Wavelengths Dye laser 400-780nm Wavelength Symptoms 400-700nm Intense light followed by after-image and possibly a scotoma, usually at the macula 488, 514.
Then turn off the light, close your eyes and focus on the after-image of the bulb until it disappears.