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/

noun
1.
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.
/ˈmuːləˈlaɪə/
noun
1.
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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