sound effects
noun plural Date: 1909 effects that are imitative of sounds called for in the script of a dramatic production (as a radio show) and that enhance the production's illusion of reality

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  • sound effects — n. sounds, as of thunder, blows, animals, traffic, etc., produced artificially or by recording to supply sounds called for in the script of a radio, stage, film, or TV production * * * …   Universalium

  • sound effects — n. sounds, as of thunder, blows, animals, traffic, etc., produced artificially or by recording to supply sounds called for in the script of a radio, stage, film, or TV production …   English World dictionary

  • sound effects — noun plural : effects that are imitative of sounds called for in the script of a play, radio or television program, or motion picture and are produced by various means (as phonograph records, musical instruments, or mechanical devices) before… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sound effects — {n.} The noises made to imitate real sounds in a play, movie, or program. * /Greg agreed to plan the sound effects for the class play./ * /The movie was good but the sound effects were not very true to life./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sound effects — {n.} The noises made to imitate real sounds in a play, movie, or program. * /Greg agreed to plan the sound effects for the class play./ * /The movie was good but the sound effects were not very true to life./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sound\ effects — noun the noises made to imitate real sounds in a play, movie, or program. Greg agreed to plan the sound effects for the class play. The movie was good but the sound effects were not very true to life …   Словарь американских идиом

  • sound effects — sound ef,fects noun plural the recorded sounds in a movie, television, or radio show, for example the sound of doors opening or cars starting …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sound effects — sound ef.fects n [plural] sounds produced artificially for a radio or television programme, a film etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sound effects — artificially generated sound used for simulations …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sound effects — UK / US noun [plural] the recorded sounds in a film, television programme, or radio show, for example the sound of doors opening or cars starting …   English dictionary

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