What is effect?

Some articles on effect:

Dolly Zoom
... The dolly zoom is an unsettling in-camera effect that appears to undermine normal visual perception ... The effect is achieved by using the setting of a zoom lens to adjust the angle of view (often referred to as field of view or FOV) while the camera dollies (or moves) towards or ... objects, seeing a perspective change without a size change is a highly unsettling effect, and the emotional impact of this effect is greater than the description above can ...
Urban Archaeology
... The effect of this is that even a moderately sized settlement of any antiquity is built on top of a heap of refuse and demolished buildings and is therefore raised up from its original height on a plateau of ... In walled towns such as those in medieval Europe the effect of the encircling defences was to hold in the waste so that it could not slip outwards, magnifying the effect ...
Dolly Zoom - Purpose of The Effect
... After Hitchcock popularized the effect (he used it again for a climactic revelation in Marnie), the technique was used by many other filmmakers, and eventually became ... true after director Steven Spielberg repopularized the effect in his highly regarded film Jaws, in a memorable shot of a dolly zoom into Police Chief Brody's (Roy Scheider) stunned reaction at the climax of a shark ...
Splash Damage
... RPGs and MMORPGs, spells dealing splash damage must be centered around a target, whereas area of effect spells may be used anywhere ... These distinctions are not universal, though in most MMORPGs, the term area of effect (AoE or AE) is far more commonly used ...
Sulfate - Environmental Effects - Main Effects On Climate
... The main direct effect of sulfates on the climate involves the scattering of light, effectively increasing the Earth's albedo ... This effect is moderately well understood and leads to a cooling from the negative radiative forcing of about 0.5 W/m2 relative to pre-industrial values, partially ... The effect is strongly spatially non-uniform, being largest downstream of large industrial areas ...

More definitions of "effect":

  • (noun): A symptom caused by an illness or a drug.
    Example: "The effects of sleep loss"; "the effect of the anesthetic"
  • (noun): A phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon.
    Example: "The magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"
    Synonyms: consequence, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot
  • (verb): Act so as to bring into existence.
    Example: "Effect a change"
  • (noun): An impression (especially one that is artificial or contrived).
    Example: "He just did it for effect"
  • (noun): An outward appearance.
    Example: "She retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting"
    Synonyms: impression
  • (noun): (of a law) having legal validity.
    Example: "The law is still in effect"
    Synonyms: force
  • (noun): The central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work.
    Synonyms: essence, burden, core, gist

Famous quotes containing the word effect:

    Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect of grating incongruity as the sound of a coarse voice breaking the solemn silence of night.
    George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)

    But that intimacy of mutual embarrassment, in which each feels that the other is feeling something, having once existed, its effect is not to be done away with.
    George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)

    Man is endogenous, and education is his unfolding. The aid we have from others is mechanical, compared with the discoveries of nature in us. What is thus learned is delightful in the doing, and the effect remains.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)