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afterimage

[′af·tər‚im·əj]
(neuroscience)
A visual sensation occurring after the stimulus to which it is a response has been removed.
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Managing Editor of London-based pan-Arab daily Asahrq Alawsat Ali Ebrahim says: "We cannot deny that the negative images go back prior 9/ 11, but let us ask why?
This situation has been made worse by the negative image the industry suffers from ( one of long hours, low pay and screaming chefs.
Despite this good news, he did point out a number of challenges to the industry, such as inadequate investment in exploration, mining and smelting as well as lead's negative image.
Henry's image worsened in the hands of Bourbon propagandists, and the resulting negative image of this monarch remains until the present day.
And, with the negative image presently hung around LTC's neck, finding new administrators has proved problematic.
In Static Discharge for Bleeding Eyes, Jowita Kepa slices, inverts, flashes and reverses the negative image of an unidentified man with a minimalist soundtrack of white noise pulsating in the background.
The institutional food service trade would be exempted from the labeling requirements due to the prohibitive costs of maintaining separate inventories of product, strong political pressures and the potential for a negative image that could hurt beef demand, Lambert says.
What was meant to be a friendlier look became so relaxed that it created a negative image.
In the first essay in the book, for example, which dates back to 1972, Murray is taking on the world of the social scientists, whom he accuses of "promot[ing] a negative image of Negro life in the United States.
Testosterone has developed a negative image from reports of bodybuilders and athletes who become agitated and violent after injecting themselves with huge doses of the hormone or its synthetic relatives.
I read your interview with Matthew Perry regarding his most recent film and how he feels that it doesn't present a negative image of gays ["Matthew Perry's Gay Tango," November 9].
And watching the magic of a print develop, first as a positive image, then as a negative image acts as a spark.