Zöllner illusion

noun
Zöll·ner illusion | \ˈtsə̄lnə(r)-\

Definition of Zöllner illusion 

: the illusion produced by Zöllner's lines

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History and Etymology for Zöllner illusion

after Johann K. F. Zöllner †1882 German physicist

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