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Definition of Effects

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goods; personal belongings, possessions
accomplish, put into action, execute, do
result, outcome; influence; impact; gimmick, trick; natural phenomenon
Effects Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Technical Theatre Terms
Animation Disc: A slotted or perforated metal disc which rotates in front of a lantern to provide "movement" in the light. Most effective when used in front of a profile carrying a gobo. Effect Disc: A painted glass disc rotating in front of an effects projector with an objective lens to focus the image (eg Flames, Rain, Snow). Flicker Flame: Irregularly slotted rotating metal disc through which light is shone onto a prism-type piece of glass which scatters the beam of light and adds the "dancing" effect of firelight to a scene. Gobo Rotators: Motorised device inserted into the gate of a profile lantern that can be remotely controlled to rotate a gobo, usually with variable speed and direction. KK Wheel: Slotted metal disc which rotates in front of a lantern to break up the light and provide movement. (Flicker Wheel) Lightning: Created through the use of either strobe sources or photoflood lamps. Tubular Wave Ripple: Horizontal linear lamp around which a slotted cylinder is rotated providing a rising light (as reflected from water onto the side of a ship). See also Effects,Sound, pyrotechnics, smoke.
Jon Primrose
Effects Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Phonetics
JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Nwydd = n. essence; substance; effects. Nwyddau, goods
Shakespeare Words
act, actions
WordNet 2.0

1. property of a personal character that is portable but not used in business; "she left some of her personal effects in the house"; "I watched over their effects until they returned"
(synonym) personal effects
(hypernym) personal property, personal estate, personalty, private property

1. a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event"
(synonym) consequence, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot
(hypernym) phenomenon
(hyponym) offspring, materialization, materialisation
2. an outward appearance; "he made a good impression"; "I wanted to create an impression of success"; "she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting"
(synonym) impression
(hypernym) appearance, visual aspect
(hyponym) figure
3. (of a law) having legal validity; "the law is still in effect"
(synonym) force
(hypernym) validity, validness
(classification) law, jurisprudence
4. a symptom caused by an illness or a drug; "the effects of sleep loss"; "the effect of the anesthetic"
(hypernym) symptom
(hyponym) aftereffect
(derivation) effectuate, bring about, set up
5. an impression (especially one that is artificial or contrived); "he just did it for effect"
(hypernym) impression, feeling, belief, notion, opinion
(hyponym) sound effect
(derivation) effectuate, bring about, set up
6. the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work
(synonym) essence, burden, core, gist
(hypernym) meaning, significance, signification, import

1. produce; "The scientists set up a shockwave"
(synonym) effectuate, bring about, set up
(hypernym) cause, do, make
(hyponym) carry through, accomplish, execute, carry out, action, fulfill, fulfil
(cause) happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place
2. act so as to bring into existence; "effect a change"
(hypernym) act, move
(hyponym) bring to bear
(derivation) consequence, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot
Effects Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
Digital Video (DV) & video edit terms / Eng2Eng v1.0 (web compilation)
any manipulation or processing of the video or audio signal.
Glossary of Electronic Music Terms
Any form of audio signal processing -- reverb, delay, chorusing, etc.
Pablo Aguilar
Effects Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Effect may refer to:
  • A result or change of something
    • List of effects
    • Cause and effect, an idiom describing causality
In pharmacy and pharmacology:
  • Drug effect, a change resulting from the administration of a drug
    • Therapeutic effect, a beneficial change in medical condition, often caused by a drug
    • Adverse effect or side effect, an unwanted change in medical condition caused by a drug
  • Dose-response effect, the relationship between a drug dose and its effect, plotted on a dose-response curve
In media:
  • Special effect, an artificial illusion
    • Sound effect, an artificially created or enhanced sound
    • Visual effects, artificially created or enhanced images
  • Audio signal processing
    • Effects unit, a device used to manipulate electronic sound
      • Effects pedal, a small device attached to an instrument to modify its sound

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Effects Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
Guitar Glossary
A generic term for the enhancement or modification of sound by the use of signal processors such as delay, echo, chorus, reverberation, pitch shifting, etc.
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The DJ Glossary
1) Electronic filtering or modification of an audio signal to change the sound. 2) Sound elements added to a recording or film score to create a finished product.
Stanton Magnetics