enorthotrope definition

  • noun:
    • An optical doll; a card by which puzzled or imperfect figures tend to be attracted, but which form to your eye regular figures when the card is quickly revolved. See thaumatrope.
    • A toy like the thaumatrope, consisting of a card on different parts of which are detached portions of an image, which on quick change may actually be joined, by virtue of the concept of persistence in visual impressions. See thaumatrope.
    • An optical toy; a card by which perplexed or imperfect numbers tend to be attracted, but which type to the eye regular figures once the card is rapidly revolved. See thaumatrope.
    • A toy similar to the thaumatrope, composed of a card on some other part of which are detached portions of a photo, which on quick transformation seem to become joined, by virtue of concept of determination in aesthetic impressions. See thaumatrope.
    • An optical model; a card on which puzzled or imperfect figures tend to be drawn, but which form towards the eye regular numbers when the card is rapidly revolved. See thaumatrope.
    • A toy much like the thaumatrope, comprising a card on different parts of that are detached portions of a picture, which on fast transformation appear to be joined, by virtue regarding the concept of perseverance in artistic impressions. See thaumatrope.

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