magic trick

magic trick
trick which is meant to convince its audience that it has been done by means of magic, conjuring trick, illusion

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • magic trick — n. An feat of illusion performed by an illusionist, which appears magical to naive observers. Syn: conjuring trick, trick, magic, legerdemain, illusion, deception. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • magic trick — noun an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers • Syn: ↑conjuring trick, ↑trick, ↑magic, ↑legerdemain, ↑conjuration, ↑thaumaturgy, ↑illusion, ↑deception …   Useful english dictionary

  • magic trick — noun A remarkable act carried out purportedly by magical means but actually by trickery or illusion, generally as a form of entertainment …   Wiktionary

  • Hat-trick (magic trick) — This is a classic magic trick where a performer will produce an object (traditionally a rabbit or a bouquet of flowers) out of an apparently empty stovepipe hat.In its simplest form, this trick works by placing the hat on a specially made table… …   Wikipedia

  • Wringer (magic trick) — The Wringer (also wringer box illusion or mangle box ) is a stage magic trick. The magician places his assistant (or a shill from the audience) into a large box with a set of rollers in the front. The magician turns a crank, and the assistant… …   Wikipedia

  • Twister (magic trick) — The twister is a famous stage magic trick. A girl is placed in an upright cabinet, with her head and feet visible. The magician spins the cabinet, then opens the front. The girl s body is now a narrow, twisted rope from which her fingers protrude …   Wikipedia

  • Trick (TV series) — Trick was a comedic Japanese television dorama and movie series (three seasons, two movies, and a feature length special), as well as associated comic books and meta fiction novels about a magician and a physicist who debunk fraudulent… …   Wikipedia

  • Magic cooking — is a magic trick usually performed for children where various ingredients are put into a special pot and will be transformed into sweets which are then distributed to the children.The TrickA special magic cooking pot is used for this purpose. It… …   Wikipedia

  • Guillotine (magic trick) — This trick makes it seem that a blade of a guillotine passes through a person s neck without harming him/her.MethodThis trick involves two blades. The blades are positioned at 90 degree angles, perpendicular to each other. The blade that falls… …   Wikipedia

  • Trick — may refer to: * Trick (film), a 1999 American movie * Trick (TV series), a Japanese TV/movie series * Trick, an illusion or act of misdirection, especially a magic trick * Confidence trick, an attempt to intentionally mislead a person or persons… …   Wikipedia

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