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an image (usually a negative image) that persists after stimulation has ceased

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Despite its postmodern, anti-grand-narrative claims to the contrary, the book's short "After-Image" is actually a dynamite conclusion.
I think even after a film is over, there's an after-image or an echo that exists, and this is true in life: a spirit or a residue, a trace.
Yedalian's bronze "Solidity" (45 x 21 x 11 cm) could be a three-dimensional after-image of "A Glimpse." This small piece also foregrounds one half of a figure's face, the stylistic details of which is also redolent of the ritual mask or the totem.
"These faint jets are a ghost or after-image of what existed a million years ago," Meng Su, an astronomer at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and lead author of the study, said.
In this striking instance of after-image, remote and peripheral perceptions come into focus, taking the speaker's breath away in the opening exclamation: "0 la beaute de ce que je n'ai pas vu".
The doctors warned lasers may seem to leave an "after-image" but they can actually cause permanent eye damage and "visual loss in later years".
The doctors warned lasers may only seem to leave an "after-image" but they can actually cause permanent eye damage and "visual loss in later years".
Blanchett opts to finish the proceedings with a cinematic flourish, locking the pair in a freeze-frame before a sudden cutting of the lights fleetingly leaves a ghostly after-image of them.
Then turn off the light, close your eyes and focus on the after-image of the bulb until it disappears.
Coined by Resina, the term "after-image" was the result of a collective effort to organize "new ways to approach the subject of cities from a broad cultural point of view." Theoretically developed in the introduction by Resina, the concept is offered as an analytical tool for addressing the city as an accretion of urban processes rather than as a physically defined place.
blindfold and focus on the after-image, without moving your head, until it vanishes.
Turn the light on and look directly at the bulb for precisely one minute, then turn the light off, close your eyes and focus on the after-image without moving until it vanishes.
Turn the light on and look at the bulb for one minute, then turn the light off, close your eyes and focus on the after-image without moving until it vanishes.
After one minute, turn the light off, close your eyes (put on your blindfold if the room is not completely dark) and focus on the after-image, without moving your head, until it completely vanishes.
OEL displays react quickly with no lingering after-image and are self-luminous, precluding the need for backlighting which is needed for LCDs.