Ground Effect

Technology / Aviation / Ground Effect: Increased lift generated by the interaction between a lift system and the ground when an aircraft is within a wingspan distance above the ground. It affects a low-winged aircraft more than a mid- or high-winged aircraft because its wings are closer to the ground: aka GROUND CUSHION.

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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Other Words for Ground

Ground Noun Synonyms: base, establish, organize, found, settle, set
Ground Adjective Synonyms: earth, soil, turf, sod, dirt, loam, clay, land, terrain
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Inductive Effect

Science / Chemistry / Inductive Effect: An inductive effect is the polarization of a chemical bond caused by the polarization of an adjacent bond. (Field effects are polarization caused by nonadjacent bonds). MORE

Information Content Effect

Business / Finance / Information Content Effect: The correlation between predicted and actual stock returns, sometimes used to measure the contribution of a financial analyst. An IC of 1.0 indicates a perfect linear relationship between predicted an MORE

Intentional Grounding

Entertainment / Football / Intentional Grounding: A type of illegal forward pass; thrown without an intended receiver and no chance of completion to any offensive player, for the sole purpose of conserving time or loss of yardage. This foul costs the MORE

Herschel Effect

Entertainment / Photography / Herschel Effect: The destruction of an exposed image by infrared radiation. MORE

Hazardous Substance Release And Health Effects Database (Hazdat)

Health / Disease / Hazardous Substance Release And Health Effects Database (Hazdat): The scientific and administrative database system developed by ATSDR to manage data collection, retrieval, and analysis of site-specific information on hazardous substances, community health concerns, MORE

Haas Effect

Technology / Home Audio / Haas Effect: Also known as precedence effect, describes the human psychoacoustic phenomena of correctly identifying the direction of a sound source heard in both ears but arriving at different times. Due to the he MORE

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