After-image is a visual impression that persists after the stimulus has been removed, e.g. when the eyes are closed after looking at a bright light.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. After-image
- The impression of a vivid sensation retained by the retina of the eye after the cause has been removed; also extended to impressions left of tones, smells, etc.
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