virtual image

noun

Definition of virtual image

:an image (such as one seen in a plane mirror) formed of points from which divergent rays (as of light) seem to emanate without actually doing so

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First Known Use of virtual image

1859


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virtual image

noun

medical Definition of virtual image

:an image (as seen in a plane mirror) formed of virtual foci

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