a visual phenomena which occurs as an object moves closer to the observer, this has the effect that the object image increases in size exponentially.

LOOMING: "The visual effect of looming is effect of an image increasing exponentially in size due to its decreasing distance."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LOOMING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/looming/ (accessed September 24, 2021).