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psychol the sensation of seeing movement when nothing actually moves in the environment, as when two neighbouring lights are switched on and off in rapid succession
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How to use apparent movement in a sentence
The bonefish noses around the bait and sucks it in without any apparent movement of the line.Tales of Fishes|Zane Grey
Or we may suppose both to have such motions that the difference of the two shall represent the513 apparent movement of the star.
However, is it not interesting to attribute the apparent movement to irradiation?Visual Illusions|Matthew Luckiesh
The apparent movement of the players is produced by the turning of the before-mentioned handle.The Nurserymatograph|A Lawyer
The observer sits with his eye to the telescope, watching the apparent movement of the star.Marvels of Scientific Invention|Thomas W. Corbin