visual effect

[ vizh-oo-uhl i-fekt ]

nounMovies, Television.
  1. Usually visual effects . a special effect that is added to a film or video in post-production, as computer-generated imagery. Abbreviation: VFX

Origin of visual effect

First recorded in 1980–85

Words Nearby visual effect Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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