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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  After-image  \Aft"er-im`age\,  n. 
  The  impression  of  a  vivid  sensation  retained  by  the  retina  of 
  the  eye  after  the  cause  has  been  removed;  also  extended  to 
  impressions  left  of  tones,  smells,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  afterimage 
  n  :  an  image  (usually  a  negative  image)  that  persists  after 
  stimulation  has  ceased  [syn:  {aftersensation}] 




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