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    Smile Is there a professional word can generalize this phenomenon?

    The phenomenon was that something you saw by your own eyes might be equivocal.

    Taking a famous picture for example,you might see a vase if you regarded black as background color.
    However,you might see two faces if white was background color.

    Could I use 'Eye Cheating' to describe this kind of phenomenon?

    Thanks for answering.

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    Re: Is there a professional word can generalize this phenomenon?

    It's an optical illusion.

    See also trompe l'oeil, which literally translates as 'trick/cheat the eye'.

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