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special effect

n.
A visual effect added to a movie or a taped television show during processing: The special effects in the science fiction movie seemed very realistic.
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Noun1.special effect - an effect used to produce scenes that cannot be achieved by normal techniques (especially on film)special effect - an effect used to produce scenes that cannot be achieved by normal techniques (especially on film)
effect - an impression (especially one that is artificial or contrived); "he just did it for effect"
stage effect - a special effect created on the stage
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