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Definition of the noun effect
What does effect mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: effects
- a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
- example: the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
- lexical domain: Natural Phenomena - nouns denoting natural phenomena
- synonyms of effect: consequence / event / issue / outcome / result / upshot
- more generic word: phenomenon = any state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning
- more specific terms:
- materialisation / materialization / offspring = something that comes into existence as a result
- aftereffect = any result that follows its cause after an interval
- aftermath / backwash / wake = the consequences of an event
- bandwagon effect = the phenomenon of a popular trend attracting even greater popularity
- brisance = the shattering or crushing effect of a sudden release of energy as in an explosion
- butterfly effect = the phenomenon whereby a small change at one place in a complex system can have large effects elsewhere, e.g., a butterfly flapping its wings in Rio de Janeiro might change the weather in Chicago
- by-product / byproduct = a secondary and sometimes unexpected consequence
- change = the result of alteration or modification
- coattails effect = the consequence of one popular candidate in an election drawing votes for other members of the same political party
- Coriolis effect = an effect whereby a body moving in a rotating frame of reference experiences the Coriolis force acting perpendicular to the direction of motion and to the axis of rotation
- dent = an appreciable consequence
- domino effect = the consequence of one event setting off a chain of similar events
- harvest = the consequence of an effort or activity
- impact / wallop = a forceful consequence
- influence = the effect of one thing (or person) on another
- knock-on effect = a secondary or incidental effect
- outgrowth / offshoot / branch / offset = a natural consequence of development
- product = a consequence of someone's efforts or of a particular set of circumstances
- placebo effect = any effect that seems to be a consequence of administering a placebo; the change is usually beneficial and is assumed result from the person's faith in the treatment or preconceptions about what the experimental drug was supposed to do
- position effect = the effect on the expression of a gene that is produced by changing its location in a chromosome
- reverberation / repercussion = a remote or indirect consequence of some action
- response = a result
- side effect / fallout = any adverse and unwanted secondary effect
- spillover = any indirect effect of public expenditure
- an outward appearance
- example: she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting
- lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
- synonym of effect: impression
- more generic terms: appearance / visual aspect = outward or visible aspect of a person or thing
- more specific terms:
- figure = the impression produced by a person
- image = the general impression that something (a person or organization or product) presents to the public
- mark = the impression created by doing something unusual or extraordinary that people notice and remember
- tout ensemble = a total impression or effect of something made up of individual parts
- an impression (especially one that is artificial or contrived)
- example: he just did it for effect
- lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
- more generic words: belief / feeling / impression / notion / opinion = a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
- more specific terms:
- the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work
- (of a law) having legal validity
- a symptom caused by an illness or a drug
- examples: the effects of sleep loss | the effect of the anesthetic
- lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
- more generic word: symptom = any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
- more specific terms:
Alternative definition of the noun effect
- The result or outcome of a cause. See usage notes below.
- [filmology] An illusion produced by technical means (as in "special effect")
- [sound engineering] An alteration in sound after it has been produced by an instrument.
- [sound engineering] A device for producing an alteration in sound produced by an instrument.
- The state of being binding and enforceable, as in a rule, policy, or law.
- [physics, lang=hy] A scientific phenomenon, usually named after its discoverer.
- [context: usually plural] Belongings, usually as personal effects.
Definition of the verb effect
What does effect mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: effected | effecting | effects
- lexical domain: Creation - verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing
- synonyms of effect: effectuate / set up
- more generic words: cause / do / make = give rise to
- more specific terms:
- cause: come about / fall out / go on / hap / happen / occur / pass / pass off / take place
- act so as to bring into existence
- example: effect a change
- lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
- more generic words: act / move = perform an action, or work out or perform
- more specific terms:
Alternative definition of the verb effect
- To make or bring about; to implement.
"EFFECT" is a composition.
effect: The different coat color effects that can be created by combinations of alleles at this locus.
Phrases with effect
- Effect size
- in effect
- Fano Effect
- Frey Effect
- Hall effect
- Kerr effect
- Lake Effect
- side effect
- skin effect
- take effect
- Allee Effect
- Auger Effect
- Bruce Effect
- Field effect
- Flynn Effect
- Lotus effect
- Nader Effect
- piezo effect
- Pinch Effect
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for effect
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by Mankiw, N. Gregory
The income effect is the change in consumption that results when a price change moves the consumer to a higher or lower indifference curve. The substitution effect is the change in consumption that results when a price change moves the ...
by R.S. Popovic
The Hall effect is the generation of a transverse electromotive force in a sample carrying an electric current and exposed to a...
by Jacques J. F. Commandeur, Siem Jan Koopman
One possible effect is that of a level shift, where the value of the level of the time series suddenly changes at the time point where the intervention took place, and where the level change is permanent after the intervention. A second possible ...
Yeasts in Food and Beverages (2006)
by Amparo Querol, Graham H. Fleet
The Crabtree effect refers to the occurrence of alcoholic fermentation (rather than respiration) of glucose under aerobic conditions.
Psychological Research and Forensic Implications by Anne M. Ridley, Fiona Gabbert, David J. La Rooy
The misinformation effect is the finding that misleading post-event suggestions introduced after an eyewitness event are...
Granular Nanoelectronics (1991)
by David Ferry, John R. Barker, Carlo Jacoboni
The Aharonov-Bohm effect refers to oscillations in the conductance governed by the addition to the system of a single...
The Aharonov-Bohm effect is a quantum interference effect which results from the influence of the vector potential on the ...
by Jim Keogh
A medication's therapeutic effect is a desirable effect of the medication; it is the reason the healthcare provider...
An adverse side effect is an undesirable effect of the medication that is harmful to the patient, such as when healthy cells are ...
Perceiving Geometry (2005)
Geometrical Illusions Explained by Natural Scene Statistics by Catherine Q. Howe, Dale Purves
THE MULLER-LYER ILLUSION The Miiller-Lyer effect is the arguably best known of the classical geometrical illusions, having been...
by Deborah Silverstein, Kate Hopper
The overall effect is a strong increase in cardiac contractility but little change in heart rate and systemic vascular...
The expected net effect is an increase in cardiac contractility and heart rate with a mild increase in systemic vascular resistance.
Order from Force (2015)
A Natural History of the Vacuum by Jeffrey H Williams
The Kerr effect is a means of imposing order on a collection of molecules (just as a magnetic field imposes order on iron filings, see section 4.2). The applied electric field imposes an ordered, crystallike structure on an initially structureless ...
Anticonvulsants Y Drug's effect Levodopa Y Drug's effect Hydralazine Y Vitamin Theophylline Y Vitamin ...
Subject Headings Used in the Dictionary Catalogs of the Library of Congress [from 1897 Through June 1964] (1966)
by Library of Congress. Subject Cataloging Division
xx Agricultural machinery Plants t — Bacteriology sa Bacteria, Phytopathogenic — Frost resistance t xx Plants, Effect of ...
Diagnoses Effect size Test stat Comments Cornelius, 1997 Fluoxetine MDE; EtOH ...
by Weronika Szubko-Sitarek
Effect. in. Multilingual. Word. Recognition. 5.1. Introduction. The foregoing chapters have been devoted to the discussion of various issues related to multilingual processing. Theoretical in nature, they have concentrated on three main areas: ...
Dictionary of Ecodesign (2010)
An Illustrated Reference by Ken Yeang, Lillian Woo
Photoelectric effect In 1839, at the age of 19, French physicist Edmond Becquerel discovered that certain materials would produce small amounts of electric current when exposed to sunlight – but it took scientists almost 75 years to analyze ...
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Usage statistics about effect
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Photos about effect
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- Cool Effect
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- Orton Effect
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- Flash effect
Accidental effect caused by a stray movement in front of the flash
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- Miniature Effect
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- Nice teleport effect!
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- Maja - The QUBE Effect
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Video language resources about effect
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- Advanced Vocabulary of CAUSE & EFFECT
Do you know what it means to "wreak havoc", "spell disaster", or "prompt speculation"? In this lesson, you will learn how to use advanced expressions that ...
- Green House Effect Definition,meaning Video for Kids
- McGurk Effect (with explanation)
Is he saying "ba ba" or "da da"? It's called the McGurk Effect. John Medina is the author of "Brain Rules."...
- Wagon Wheel effect and explanation
- Golem effect - definition
The golem effect is a psychological phenomenon in which lower expectations placed upon individuals either by supervisors or the individual themselves lead to ...
- Academic English Vocabulary - Cause & Effect 0001
A brief video to further the academic English vocabulary of English as a Second Language (ESL) students at university. The video uses just one cause & effect ...
- ITCO - Mentalism effect - Explanation
- Mesomeric effect Meaning
Video shows what mesomeric effect means. the increased stability of organic compounds having alternate single and double bonds. mesomeric effect ...
- Geodetic effect Meaning
Video shows what geodetic effect means. the change in the spin of a gyroscope as it moves through curved spacetime. Geodetic effect Meaning. How to ...
- Domino effect Meaning
Video shows what domino effect means. The situation in which one event sets off a chain of additional events.. The theory that, if South Vietnam fell to ...
- Lightsworn Infernoids Deck Profile w/ Effect Explanation Jan. 2015
- Effect Meaning
Video shows what effect means. The result or outcome of a cause. See usage notes below.. Impression left on the mind; sensation produced.. An illusion ...
- IronHide - Mind Meaning Effect
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- THE FISHER EFFECT THEORY EXPLAINED - DEFINITION !!!!!
- Chilling effect Meaning
Video shows what chilling effect means. A discouraging effect, especially on certain forms of officially legal speech.. Chilling effect Meaning. How to pronounce ...
- Face Up Factor (Effect Description)
A description of an original, easy-to-perform, yet, extremely, powerful, playing card effect.
- Affect Vs Effect - The Difference - ESL British English Pronunciation
- Description of the Dimplex Fieldstone mantle 3D flame effect electric heater - Appliances Online
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- AROMA AOV-3 OCEAN VERB Effect Pedal Digital Reverb - Banggood.com
- Instructions for the Fat Effect (Description)
- Summer Effect - Silence Is a Language Too (Kemarin)
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- One Mix Series: Fresh Verb (Free Ableton Live Audio Effect Racks)
The "One Mix Series" is a set of simple, effective and intuitive FX to use for music production and performance within Ableton Live. These come in the form of ...
- Affect vs. Effect | English Language: Grammar
Let's learn how to use English words properly. Ask your questions related to English language here (it's FREE)...
- "Good Grammar with Gaby" Video 2 - "Affect" (the verb) vs. "Effect" (the noun)
- Twix Effect Ad - OXFORD Language Camp - 2014OLC4 - Video Blog
- FTD's effect on behavior and language
Frontotemporal dementia has three major subtypes, which emerge in different regions of the brain. Early on in the disease process, one form affects behavior, ...
- Hotone Skyline Verb Reverb Effect Pedal Demo
Hotone Skyline Verb Reverb Effect Pedal Demo.
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Sign Language: Ripple Effect
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Quotes about effect
Injuries, when treated with contempt, vanish and have no effect. If you show anger their effect would appear to be acknowledged.
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Scrabble value of E1F4F4E1C3T1
The value of this 6-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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