visual effect

[vizh-oo-uh l i-fekt]

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. visual axis,
  2. visual binary,
  3. visual cortex,
  4. visual display terminal,
  5. visual display unit,
  6. visual evoked potential,
  7. visual field,
  8. visual literacy,
  9. visual magnitude,
  10. visual pigment

Origin of visual effect

First recorded in 1980–85

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