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How to sign: 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";
Within this category: aftereffect, aftermath, bandwagon effect, brisance, butterfly effect, by-product, change, coattails effect, Coriolis effect, dent, domino effect, harvest, impact, influence, knock-on effect, offspring, outgrowth, placebo effect, position effect, product, repercussion, response, side effect, spillover
How to sign: produce
"The scientists set up a shockwave";
How to sign: the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work