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aftersensation


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aftersensation  \Aft"er*sen*sa`tion\,  n.  (Psychol.) 
  A  sensation  or  sense  impression  following  the  removal  of  a 
  stimulus  producing  a  primary  sensation,  and  reproducing  the 
  primary  sensation  in  positive,  negative,  or  complementary 
  form  The  aftersensation  may  be  continuous  with  the  primary 
  sensation  or  follow  it  after  an  interval. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aftersensation 
  n  :  an  image  (usually  a  negative  image)  that  persists  after 
  stimulation  has  ceased  [syn:  {afterimage}] 




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