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stage effect

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(Theatre) a special effect created on the stage by lighting, sound, etc
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Noun1.stage effect - a special effect created on the stage
special effect - an effect used to produce scenes that cannot be achieved by normal techniques (especially on film)
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The Times's (23 May 1892: 8) response was "That the lights are turned down at all, is, of course, something to be thankful for, but, if stage effect is to be regarded, more must still be done".
Although the magnitude of the Cons stage effect was small ([[eta.sup.2]] = .02), it should be noted that this baseline sample included only participants who were in the three earliest (out of five possible) stages, because they were recruited to be at risk for sun exposure for the intervention study.
Every stage effect enhances the underlying theme of a young girl's rite of passage to bliss, something undertaken by Clara (the elegant Momoko Hirata), who moves seamlessly from child to woman, meeting the prince of her dreams during the course of an enchanted evening.
Performances were presented in a creative cartoon atmosphere, so as to bring out the stage effect that is youthful, inspiring and full of life, representing the solidarity, courage, wisdom and passion of the Asian youth.
Therefore, it is necessary to remove the stage effect from both the maternal factors and the OGD to reveal the effects of the maternal factors on OGD.
The logic of transparency, in which the viewer chooses to 'see through', regardless of 'reason', is integral to theatrical illusion, but Edward Mayhew, in Stage Effect; or the Principles which Command Dramatic Success in the Theatre (1840) challenges its effectiveness, stating that emotional immediacy can only be achieved through reason:
Byotrol products have a four stage effect on micro-organisms using changes in surface tension as the basis of their attack.
YOUNGSTERS can enjoy the sensation of being underwater with a new ultra-violet stage effect at Bedworth Civic Hall next week.
For breast cancer, local cases were significantly less expensive but the stage effect was smaller.
Sometimes the stage effect is indicated by simply printing the phrase spoken aside in italic, as, for example, on sig.
There is another device that could be used to make an actor travel onto stage: flying them in from the fly-tower or above stage from the wings and moving them across stage on ropes is a very old stage effect. A device similar to the Greek aeorema (4) would have been familiar to the audience that attended the British theatre in the mid-nineteenth century, it having been used in European and British theatres throughout at least the previous three hundred years (Mohler.
THE Civic Hall at Bedworth will be one of the first in the country to use a new ultraviolet stage effect next month.