Examples of optical illusion in a Sentence
The closer building looks larger than the farther one, but it's just an optical illusion. The two buildings are actually the same size.
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Sin is able to create this particular form of optical illusion thanks to a technique known as focus blur.
Her bandana had optical illusion qualities with a wavy black and red stripe.
Retrogrades are basically a big, cosmic optical illusion.
As one of those people who could never master Magic Eye as a kid, a presumed this optical illusion wouldn't work for me.
Lil Miquela, modeling's latest it girl, is an optical illusion.
The sparkles will then carry over into your tweet, creating a very pure optical illusion.
Adidas designed the Deerupt with radioactive colors and a pattern that verges on optical illusion to stick out, on a millionth routine scroll through Instagram, like a firecracker in an otherwise ho-hum night sky.
Or, more specifically, her feet as warped and enlarged by an optical illusion.
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OPTICAL ILLUSION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of optical illusion for English Language Learners
: something that looks different from what it is : something that you seem to see but that is not really there
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