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Definition of "after-image" [aft•er-im•age]

  • An image which persists or remains in negative after the original stimulation has ended. (noun)

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Use "after-image" in a sentence
  • "It is simply good writing as much as anything to conjure one's quirks not in an event described with tedious plainness as if leisurely studied in the light of day, but in the fractured details revealed as by a thunderbolt for only a moment, resolving into a whole in the imaginative after-image."
  • "You spent two hours today googling "diaper rash" and now every time you close your eyes, you have an after-image of large red welts all over an inflamed scrotum."
  • "Right now he's looking at his own after-image, of what SCDP is left with."