Greenhouse Effect

Business / Agriculture / Greenhouse Effect: The hypothesized warming of the Earth’s atmosphere as a result of increasing atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide and other gases that trap infrared radiation emitted from the earth’s surface. While the increase in such gases is well documented, the effect on climate remains debatable. Estimates of the temperature effect range from zero to an increase of several degrees average global temperature by 2050: changes in temperature would affect rainfall patterns. Significant climate change would inevitably affect agricultural practices.
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Effect Noun Synonyms: effectiveness, efficacy, force, power, capacity, potency, influence, impression, impact, clout, punch
Effect Adjective Synonyms: result, consequence, outcome, conclusion, upshot, aftermath, impact

Kostinsky Effect

Entertainment / Photography / Kostinsky Effect: Development effect in which dense image points are inclined to move apart, relative to each other, and light image points to move together, relative to each other. This occurs because developer is not MORE

Lake Effect Snow

Science / Weather / Lake Effect Snow: Snow showers that are created when cold dry air passes over a large warmer lake, such as one of the Great Lakes, and picks up moisture and heat. MORE

January Effect

Business / Finance / January Effect: Refers to the historical pattern that stock prices rise in the first few days of January. Studies have suggested this holds only for small-capitalization stocks. In recent years, there is less evidenc MORE