sound effect

sound effect
n. artificially generated sound used for simulations

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Sound effect — For the album by The Jam, see Sound Affects. Sound effects or audio effects are artificially created or enhanced sounds, or sound processes used to emphasize artistic or other content of films, television shows, live performance, animation, video …   Wikipedia

  • sound effect — noun an effect that imitates a sound called for in the script of a play (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑effect * * * ˈsound effect [sound effect] noun usually plural a sound that is made artificially, for example the sound o …   Useful english dictionary

  • sound effect — sound effects N COUNT: usu pl Sound effects are the sounds that are created artificially to make a play more realistic, especially a radio play …   English dictionary

  • sound effect — any sound, other than music or speech, artificially reproduced to create an effect in a dramatic presentation, as the sound of a storm or a creaking door. [1925 30] * * * Artificial imitation of sound to accompany action and supply realism in a… …   Universalium

  • sound effect — /ˈsaʊnd əfɛkt/ (say sownd uhfekt) noun (usually plural) any sound other than speech or music forming part of a radio or television program or a film and used to create an effect, as the noise of a train, storm, gunfire, etc …   Australian-English dictionary

  • sound effect — noun An artificially created or enhanced sound, used to accompany the action of a dramatic production, such as a film, play or video game …   Wiktionary

  • sound effect — noun a sound other than speech or music made artificially for use in a play, film, etc …   English new terms dictionary

  • Sound Effect — F/A/V A recorded or electronically produced sound that matches the visual action taking place onscreen …   Audio and video glossary

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