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persistence of vision

noun
1.
the retention of a visual image for a short period of time after the removal of the stimulus that produced it: the phenomenon that produces the illusion of movement when viewing motion pictures.
Origin of persistence of vision
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05
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