Tyndall Effect

Science / Chemistry / Tyndall Effect: Light passing through a colloid is scattered by suspended particles. The light beam becomes clearly visible; this phenomenon is called the Tyndall effect. For example, car headlight beams can be seen in fog, but the beams are invisible in clear air.

Other Words for Effect

Effect Adjective Synonyms: result, consequence, outcome, conclusion, upshot, aftermath, impact
Effect Noun Synonyms: effectiveness, efficacy, force, power, capacity, potency, influence, impression, impact, clout, punch
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Kostinsky Effect

Entertainment / Photography / Kostinsky Effect: Development effect in which dense image points are inclined to move apart, relative to each other, and light image points to move together, relative to each other. This occurs because developer is not MORE

Lake Effect Snow

Science / Weather / Lake Effect Snow: Snow showers that are created when cold dry air passes over a large warmer lake, such as one of the Great Lakes, and picks up moisture and heat. MORE

January Effect

Business / Finance / January Effect: Refers to the historical pattern that stock prices rise in the first few days of January. Studies have suggested this holds only for small-capitalization stocks. In recent years, there is less evidenc MORE

Inverse Barometer Effect

Science / Tides and Currents / Inverse Barometer Effect: The inverse response of sea level to changes in atmospheric pressure. A static reduction of 1.005 mb in atmospheric pressure will cause a stationary rise of 1 cm in sea level. MORE

International Fisher Effect

Business / Finance / International Fisher Effect: States that the interest rate differential between two countries should be an unbiased predictor of the future change in the spot rate. MORE

Limited Effects Theory

Technology / Television (TV) / Limited Effects Theory: A type of communication theory (e.g., social learning theory, vicarious catharsis theory) that regards media as having conditional influences on the viewer: due to intervening variables, the effects o MORE

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