effects effects  /ɪ ˈfɛkts/

Definition(s):

  • (n) property of a personal character that is portable but not used in business

Usage(s):

  1. Practically everybody, whether doctor or layman, pothead or puritan, has been expressing dogmatic opinions for years about the effects of marijuana on its users.
  2. We still have to test our suppositions in controlled conditions and measure the effects of coffee and tea on various systems of the body.

News

  1. Effects-laden ‘Man of Steel’ gets Superman right

    Let’s get right to the questions that most need answering. Yes, it’s a terrific film. Yes, it was worth remaking. Yes, Henry Cavill, till now best known for playing Theseus in “Immortals,” has nailed the role of Superman. To the point, aside from some visual effects overload in the last reel, this is the Superman movie fans have wanted to see and that newcomers to the longtime superhero will dig.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Norwich Bulletin

  2. 7 Surprising Effects of Obesity

    7 Surprising effects of obesity        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ABC News

  3. Side Effects’ Mark Elendt Talks Dailies at SIGGRAPH 2013

    Following is a brief Q&A with Mark Elendt, SIGGRAPH 2013 Dailies Chair from Side Effects Software. Mark has had quite a successful CG career and has been a devoted SIGGRAPH volunteer for many years.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Animation World Network

Quotes

  1. "Over the remainder of 2008, the effects of monetary policy and fiscal stimulus, a gradual ebbing of the drag from residential construction, further progress in the repair of financial and credit markets, and still-solid demand from abroad should...
    on Jun 9, 2008 By: Ben Bernanke Source: MarketWatch

  2. "I have to do the right thing for my long-term health," Woods, 32, said in the statement. "My doctors assure me with the proper rehabilitation and training, the knee will be strong and there will be no long-term effects."
    on Jun 19, 2008 By: Tiger Wood Source: Newsday

  3. Obama said terrorists who try to carry out attacks want US citizens "to live in fear and thereby amplifying the effects of their attacks, even those that fail."
    on May 4, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: UPI.com

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