effect

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in effect absolutely , activated , really
(astronomy) the formation of a celestial object by the effect of gravity pulling together surrounding objects and gases accretion
sound in enclosed space, effect of acoustics
instrument for measuring the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (usually by the photochemical effect) actinometer
literary work judged by its emotional effect affective fallacy
deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect affront , insult
leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant African tea , Arabian tea , cat , kat , khat , qat , quat
delayed effect of a drug or therapy aftereffect
substance that exerts some force or effect agent
active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect agent
loss of memory for events immediately following a trauma; sometimes in effect for events during and for a long time following the trauma anterograde amnesia , posttraumatic amnesia
medicine that inhibits cholinesterase by combining with it and so has a cholinergic effect anticholinesterase
tranquilizer used to treat psychotic conditions when a calming effect is desired antipsychotic , antipsychotic agent , antipsychotic drug , major tranquilizer , major tranquilliser , major tranquillizer , neuroleptic , neuroleptic agent , neuroleptic drug
profession of designing buildings and environments with consideration for their esthetic effect architecture
has a moving magnet and astatic coils arranged to cancel the effect of the Earth's magnetic field astatic galvanometer
theatrical pose created for effect attitude
document drawn up in 1555 to defend the catholicity of Lutheran doctrine and to justify innovations in Lutheran practice; is still in effect today Augsburg Confession
aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect barb , dig , gibe , jibe , shaft , shot , slam
organic compound having powerful soporific effect; overdose can be fatal barbiturate
stereo effect, with binaural , stereophonic
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