thaumatrope

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thaumatrope

(ˈθɔːməˌtrəʊp)
n
a toy in which partial pictures on the two sides of a card appear to merge when the card is twirled rapidly
[C19: from thaumato- + -trope]
thaumatropical adj

thaumatrope

a card with a different design or picture on each side that appear to merge when the card is whirled around. — thaumatropical, adj.
See also: Representation