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Meaning of aftereffect

af•ter•ef•fect

Pronunciation: (af'tur-i-fekt", äf'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a delayed effect; an effect that follows at some interval after the stimulus that produces it.
  2. a result appearing after the first effect due to an agent, usually a drug, has gone.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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