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effects, plural;
  1. Cause (something) to happen; bring about
    • - nature always effected a cure
    • - budget cuts that were quietly effected over four years
  1. A change that is a result or consequence of an action or other cause
    • - the lethal effects of hard drugs
    • - politicians really do have some effect on the lives of ordinary people
  2. Used to refer to the state of being or becoming operative
    • - they succeeded in putting their strategies into effect
    • - the ban is to take effect in six months
  3. The extent to which something succeeds or is operative
    • - wind power can be used to great effect
  4. A physical phenomenon, typically named after its discoverer
    • - the Doppler effect
  5. An impression produced in the mind of a person
    • - gentle music can have a soothing effect
  6. The lighting, sound, or scenery used in a play, movie, or broadcast
    • - the production relied too much on spectacular effects
  7. Personal belongings
    • - the insurance covers personal effects

  1. consequence: 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"
  2. produce; "The scientists set up a shock wave"
  3. act so as to bring into existence; "effect a change"
  4. impression: 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"
  5. an impression (especially one that is artificial or contrived); "he just did it for effect"
  6. the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work
  7. The distancing effect or alienation effect (Verfremdungseffekt) is a performing arts concept coined by playwright Bertolt Brecht "which prevents the audience from losing itself passively and completely in the character created by the actor, and which consequently leads the audience to be a ...
  8. (Effects (G.I. Joe)) Effects is a fictional character from the toyline, comic books and cartoon series. He debuted in 1994
  9. An illusion produced by technical means (as in "special effect"); An alteration in sound after it has been produced by an instrument; 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; A ...
  10. (effects) belongings
  11. (effects) A general term used to describe all of the Final Cut Pro capabilities that go beyond cuts-only editing. See filters, generators, and transitions.
  12. (effects) Any form of audio signal processing -- reverb, delay, chorusing, etc.
  13. (Effects) usually pedals or rack-mount electronics to modify the guitar tone. For example, distortion and chorus are effects applied to the sound of the amplified guitar. Effects can really spruce up the sound of a beginner guitar lesson.
  14. (effects) The manipulation of an audio or video signal. Types of film or video effects include special effects (F/X) such as morphing; simple effects such as dissolves, fades, superimpositions, and wipes; complex effects such as keys and DVEs; motion effects such as freeze frame and slow motion; ...
  15. (EFFECTS) Interesting sound phenomena created by signal processors, such as reverberation, echo, flanging, chorus, distortion, octaver, etc.
  16. (EFFECTS) The use of devices to alter or process the sound to add special effects eg; reverb, normally as a mix of the original (‘dry’) sound and the treated (‘wet’) version.
  17. (Effects (effects processing)) This usually refers to process added to the music or narration after it has been recorded to add quality or interest. Reverb, delay, and chorusing (modulated time shifting) are 3 common examples.
  18. (Effects) A modifying of the audio signal. Reverb is an effect, so is compression, limiting, aural exciting, etc.
  19. (Effects) Also known as EFX, FX, or Special Effects. Any animation which is not a character or prop such as smoke, fire, water, explosions, light fx etc…
  20. (Effects) Ambience, depth cue, depth fading, layer fog, motion blur.
  21. (Effects) Demonstrable changes in a specific system. Intended effects are described in the objectives, unexpected effects are unintentional positive or negative changes.
  22. (Effects) Devices that provide reverbs, delays, chorus, and other audio and spatial effects to sweeten, liven and animate audio as well as to create the sound of a space or environment.
  23. (Effects) Insurance can have various effects on society through the way that it changes who bears the cost of losses and damage. ...
  24. (Effects) It’s time to rethink the effects module. Nesting is very long-in-the-tooth. Why can’t you stack and rearrange effects filters easily?
  25. (Effects) Personal property of any kind and sometimes including real property.