HyperDic: upshot

English > 1 sense of the word upshot:
NOUNphenomenonupshot, consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issuea phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
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English > upshot: 1 sense > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningA phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon.
Synonymsconsequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue
NarrowerCoriolis effect(physics) an effect whereby a body moving in a rotating frame of reference experiences the Coriolis force acting perpendicular to the direction of motion and to the axis of rotation
aftereffectAny result that follows its cause after an interval
aftermath, wake, backwashThe consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)
bandwagon effectThe phenomenon of a popular trend attracting even greater popularity
brisanceThe shattering or crushing / crushing effect of a sudden release of energy as in an explosion
butterfly effectThe phenomenon whereby a small change at one place in a complex system can have large / large / large effects elsewhere, e.g., a butterfly flapping its wings in Rio de Janeiro might change the weather in Chicago
by-product, byproductA secondary and sometimes unexpected consequence
changeThe result of alteration or modification
coattails effect(politics) the consequence of one popular candidate in an election drawing votes for other members of the same political party
dentAn appreciable consequence (especially a lessening)
domino effectThe consequence of one event setting off a chain of similar events (like a falling domino causing a whole row of upended dominos to fall / fall)
harvestThe consequence of an effort or activity
impact, wallopA forceful consequence
influenceThe effect of one thing (or person) on another
knock-on effectA secondary or incidental effect
offspring, materialization, materialisationSomething that comes into existence as a result
outgrowth, branch, offshoot, offsetA natural consequence of development
placebo effectAny effect that seems to be a consequence of administering a placebo
position effect(genetics) the effect on the expression of a gene that is produced by changing its location in a chromosome
productA consequence of someone's efforts or of a particular set of circumstances
repercussion, reverberationA remote or indirect consequence of some action
responseA result
side effect, falloutAny adverse and unwanted secondary effect
spillover(economics) any indirect effect of public expenditure
BroaderphenomenonAny state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning
Spanishconsecuencia, efecto, resultado
Catalanconseqüència, efecte, resultat

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