Muller-lyer illusion

[muhl-er-lahy-er, myoo-ler-, mil-er-; German myl-uh r-lee-uh r] /ˈmʌl ərˈlaɪ ər, ˈmyu lər-, ˈmɪl ər-; German ˈmül ərˈli ər/

a geometric illusion in which two lines of equal length appear unequal depending on whether angular lines forming arrowheads at each end point toward or away from each other.
an optical illusion in which a line with inward pointing arrowheads is seen as longer than an equal line with outward pointing arrowheads


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