Is it the Bridesmaids effect, or women coming into their own in a male-dominated industry?
No non-trivial action has literally zero effect on anything in the universe.
Even if the tax passes, though, what remains to be seen is whether it will have any effect on obesity.
A mandatory evacuation order is in effect for the New Jersey barrier islands, including casino haven Atlantic City.
The effect of all of this dress information is a kind of glossy, virtual intimacy that is revealing yet not personal.
But the hideous doctrines which his cousin had preached to him were not without their effect.
How were they to effect these apparently incompatible objects?
The effect of her words was like an electric shock to the man.
How little has been the effect of this example on the conduct of the enemy!
Such was the effect of the non-importation agreement of 1774.
late 14c., "a result," from Old French efet (13c., Modern French effet) "result, execution, completion, ending," from Latin effectus "accomplishment, performance," from past participle stem of efficere "work out, accomplish," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + facere "to do" (see factitious).
Meaning "impression produced on the beholder" is from 1736. Sense in stage effect, sound effect, etc. first recorded 1881. The verb is from 1580s. Related: Effecting; effection.
effect ef·fect (ĭ-fěkt')
Something brought about by a cause or an agent; a result.
The power to produce an outcome or achieve a result; influence.
A scientific law, hypothesis, or phenomenon.
The condition of being in full force or execution.
Something that produces a specific impression or supports a general design or intention.
To bring into existence.
To produce as a result.
To bring about.