Entry from US English dictionary
An effect produced by the lighting, sound, or scenery in a play, movie, etc. there are some great stage effects
More example sentences
- Designer Cameron Lawrence opted for a very simple stage design, just a stepped black stage, the only stage effect being that the black curtain at the back could be opened to reveal a white wall.
- His love of the stage effect, the precious pun, and the hard end-rhyme sometimes leads to spectacular results, but more often leads to poems and translations that simply make one wince.
- ‘The area of focus is stage effect, which would give more light-and-sound effect to the show,’ she said.
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Syllabification: stage ef·fect
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