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Afterimage

Definition of the noun afterimage

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noun - plural: afterimages

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

Groups

  1. AfterImage a.k.a. After Image: AfterImage is a Filipino alternative rock/pop rock band who was active in the 1990s. They disbanded in 2001 after 11 years as a band, having released three studio albums. After disbanding, Wency Cornejo, the band's vocalist, pursued a solo career. AfterImage was the band behind the commercially popular songs "Habang May Buhay", "Next in Line", and "Mangarap Ka". In 2008, the band reunited and released their fourth studio album.
  2. Afterimage is a musical group.

Music

  1. "Afterimage" is the second track from Rush's 1984 album Grace Under Pressure. The track was dedicated to Robbie Whelan, a friend of the band who worked as an assistant engineer on some of Rush's earlier albums, most notably Moving Pictures and Signals. The track deals with the loss of a friend and the emotional aftermath that follows.
  2. "Afterimage" is a musical album of Rush.
  3. "Afterimage" is the 1984 single by Rush.
    • released in (31 years ago)

Writings

  1. "Afterimage" is a crime novel by the American writer Kathleen George set in contemporary Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
    • language: English Language
    • genre: Crime Fiction
    • released in (8 years ago)
  2. "Afterimage" is a book by Helen Humphreys, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Kevin J. Anderson.
    • also known as "Afterimage (Reading Group Guides)"
    • genre: Speculative fiction
    • subject: England
    • copyright: 1992-08
  3. "Afterimage" is a book by Pierce Askegren.
    • genres: Horror, Fiction, Children's literature
  4. "Afterimage" is a book by Joshua Francis Hirsch.
    • also known as "Afterimage: film, trauma, and the Holocaust"

Films

  1. "Afterimage" is a short animated film.
  2. "Afterimage" is a 1988 documentary film written and directed by Susan Friedman.

Miscellanea

  1. Afterimage: Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism is a bimonthly journal of contemporary art, culture, and politics. It publishes features, essays, local and international reportage, exhibition reviews, and book reviews with an emphasis on social dialogue, politically engaged artistic practices, and the role of the artist as cultural critic and curator.
  2. Afterimage is a computer graphics effect used by video games. The effect takes the bright parts of a rendered image of the scene, and then fades in a motion blur style fashion as the scene progresses. The result is that bright areas leave a fading trail when the camera is moving. Afterimage can be used to enhance blooming. In some games, the process is named light trail.

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Google previewRimbaud's Impressionist Poetics (2012)

Vision and Visuality by Aimee Israel-Pelletier

The afterimage is the nocturne – a short composition having a dreamy character. ... has suggested that for the Impressionist, whether poet or painter, time does not last.38 The afterimage is a metaphor and a figure for that which exists as image ...

Google previewThe VR Book (2015)

Human-Centered Design for Virtual Reality by Jason Jerald

A negative afterimage is an illusion where the eyes continue seeing the inverse colors of an image even after the image is...

Google previewConnections in the History and Systems of Psychology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

An afterimage is an optical illusion that refers to an image continuing to appear in one's vision after the exposure to the original image has ceased. One of the most common afterimages is the bright glow that seems to float before one's eyes ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: The World of Psychology by Wood, ISBN 9780205532544 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

An afterimage is an optical illusion ...

Google previewVision Science (1999)

Photons to Phenomenology by Stephen E. Palmer

Afterimage is the visual persistence of a retinal image after the stimulus is gone because of either intense or prolonged stimulation with constant eye fixation (see Color Plate 2.1). AI (see artificial intelligence). Alberti's window is an artistic ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences, Including the Pronunciation... (1903)

by George Milbry Gould

A positive afterimage is a simple prolongation of the sensation; a negative after- image is the appearance of the image in complementary colors. After-sensations may be also experienced with other senses. A. Milk, the .vtz-{p- ~ pings; the last ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences (1899)

Including the Pronunciation, Accentuation, Derivation, and Definition of the Terms Used in Medicine, Anatomy, Surgery ... and the Various Sciences Closely Related to Medicine ... by George Milbry Gould

A positive afterimage is a simple prolongation of the sensation; a negative after-image is the appearance of the image in complementary colors.

Google previewA Dictionary of Psychology (2009)

by Andrew M. Colman

afterimage n. A sensory experience, especially a visual image, that persists after the stimulus has ceased, also ...

Google previewThe Dictionary for Human Factors/Ergonomics (1992)

by James H. Stramler, Jr.

tract followed by a constriction afterimage an aftersensation in the visual system; also after-image, after image; see positive afterimage, negative afterimage aftersensation a sensory impression in any modality which persists after cessation of ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health (1999)

by Jeffrey Wayne Vincoli

See also aftersensation, positive afterimage and negative afterimage. aftersensation A sensory impression in any modality which persists after cessation of the causing stimulus, but which may have different characteristics from the original ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Psychology (1989)

by Stuart Sutherland

Purkinje afterimage. A synonym for PURKINJE IMAGE. Purkinje cell. A large nerve cell with extensive dendritic spread, found in the middle layer of the cerebellar cortex and providing the output from it. Purkinje effect. See PURKINJESHIFT.

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Afterimage Meaning

Video shows what afterimage means. An image which persists or remains in negative after the original stimulation has ended.. afterimage synonyms: photogene ...

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