trick of the light

noun phrase

: something appearing different from what actually is as a result of the quality of light
The paint looked blue, but it was just a trick of the light.

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“Trick of the light.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trick%20of%20the%20light. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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