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* * *subliminal advertising UK US noun [U] MARKETING► advertising that uses images and sounds that the conscious mind is not aware of, in order to influence people and make them attracted to a product: »
Subliminal advertising is banned in the UK.
Financial and business terms. 2012.
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Subliminal — Sub*lim i*nal, a. [Pref. sub + L. limen threshold.] 1. (Philos.) Existing in the mind, but below the surface or threshold of consciousness; that is, existing as feeling rather than as clear ideas. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. having or using an… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
subliminal — (adj.) 1886, below the threshold (of consciousness), formed from sub below (see SUB (Cf. sub )) + L. limen (gen. liminis) threshold. Apparently a loan translation of Ger. unter der Schwelle (des Bewusstseins) beneath the threshold (of… … Etymology dictionary
Subliminal message — A subliminal message is a signal or message embedded in another medium, designed to pass below the normal limits of the human mind s perception. These messages are unrecognizable by the conscious mind, but in certain situations can affect the… … Wikipedia
subliminal message — or subliminal advertising Flashing a message sometimes a graphic image, but usually a short text in one frame of a film or video. Played at full speed, such a message is barely perceived, particularly if the viewer isn t looking for it. The … Glossary of Art Terms