Origin of aftereffect
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Examples from the Web for after-effect
Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb was not an after-effect of the assault on Benghazi.In Defense of the Libyan Revolution
January 23, 2013
Little she knew him, or guessed the after-effect of her words.Olive
Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
The after-effect of light is modified by the duration of exposure to light.
The after-effect at the maximum is a recovery to the normal equilibrium.
It was the after-effect of his long and difficult river experience.Carmen Ariza
Charles Francis Stocking
Most of us, perhaps, have felt this after-effect of dreaming on our waking thoughts.Illusions
- any result occurring some time after its cause
- med any delayed response to a stimulus or agentCompare side effect
- psychol any illusory sensation caused by a stimulus that has ceased
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