special effect

noun

Definition of special effect

: an image or sound that is created in television, radio, or movies to represent something real (such as an explosion) or imaginary (such as a monster) a movie with spectacular special effects
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“Special effect.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/special%20effect. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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