Talbot's law

noun

Definition of Talbot's law

  1. :  a principle in optics: when two or more colors or degrees of brightness are alternately presented (as on a rotating sector disk) to the eye, there is a frequency of recurrence beyond which flicker ceases and the color or impression appears to be uniform

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Origin and Etymology of talbot's law

probably after W. H. F. Talbot †1877


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