1. Noun.  The result or outcome of a cause. ''See usage notes below.''.
  2. Noun.  (filmology) An illusion produced by technical means (as in "special effect").
  3. Noun.  (sound engineering) An alteration in sound after it has been produced by an instrument.
  4. Noun.  (sound engineering) A device for producing an alteration in sound produced by an instrument.
  5. Noun.  The state of being binding and enforceable, as in a rule, policy, or law.
  6. Noun.  (physics, lang hy) A scientific phenomenon, usually named after its discoverer.
  7. Noun.  (context, usually plural) Belongings, usually as personal effects.
  8. Verb.  To make or bring about; to implement.

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