[ af-ter-im-ij, ahf- ]
/ ˈæf tərˌɪm ɪdʒ, ˈɑf- /
a visual image or other sense impression that persists after the stimulus that caused it is no longer operative.
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British Dictionary definitions for afterimage
/ (ˈɑːftərˌɪmɪdʒ) /
a sustained or renewed sensation, esp visual, after the original stimulus has ceasedAlso called: aftersensation, photogene
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Medicine definitions for afterimage
[ ăf′tər-ĭm′ĭj ]
A visual image that persists after the visual stimulus causing it has ceased to act.photogene
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