apparent motion

noun

: an optical illusion in which stationary objects viewed in quick succession or in relation to moving objects appear to be in motion

called also apparent movement

see phi phenomenon

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“Apparent motion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/apparent%20motion. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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