side effect


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n side effect any adverse and unwanted secondary effect "a strategy to contain the fallout from the accounting scandal"
    • n side effect a secondary and usually adverse effect of a drug or therapy "severe headaches are one of the side effects of the drug"
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  • Graffiti
    “Laughter is the only tranquilizer with no side effects.”


In literature:

A large one in the middle, and a smaller one on each side, has a pleasing effect.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke
A gentleman's agreement was effected with neither side committed to any binding policy.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII)" by Various
There was one effect of all this even now to be seen in the sides of that stone wall.
"Two Arrows" by William O. Stoddard
Then a new ally stepped in on Helene's side, and touched the Prefect gently, but effectively.
"Angelot" by Eleanor Price
And then the taciturnity of the county side when the murder had been effected!
"The Landleaguers" by Anthony Trollope
On the side of the enemy there is no means of ascertaining the effect.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
It might be, to be sure, a sort of side play, and yet it was to have the effect of a great battle.
"Hero Stories from American History" by Albert F. Blaisdell
If one fiftieth of the shots from either side were to take effect in battle, the other would be annihilated.
"History of Morgan's Cavalry" by Basil W. Duke
The return of each truck is effected along the reverse side of the endless wire-rope cable.
"Twentieth Century Inventions" by George Sutherland
The descent on the Spanish side was almost precipitous, and had to be effected with exceeding care.
"Romantic Spain" by John Augustus O'Shea

In news:

The real side effect of medical marijuana.
An Excellent Side-Effect From Barclays Center: Cabs in Brooklyn.
Are the visual symptoms of which some patients taking sildenafil complain an alarming side-effect of the drug.
Drug works without the worst side effects of chemotherapy.
With no apparent side effects, the hormone might be a promising sleep-replacement drug.
Birth control gel for men sharply lowered sperm count s with few side effects, researchers reported Tuesday.
Showalter explains the slight side-effect from the procedure.
Serious Side-Effects of Strep Throat.
Serious Side-Effects of Strep Throat .
If statins are applied topically instead of taken orally, there are fewer risks of serious side effects.
In recent years several heart transplant recipients have reported unexpected side effects including experiencing memories, habits and desires they never had before.
Health-Care Law's Many Unknown Side Effects.
The side effects of stopping sprawl.
Scientists theorize that this solar geoengineering could have a side effect of whitening the sky during the day.
Xanax , Valium Linked To Side Effects.

In science:

We find this to be a highly undesirable side-effect.
Application of Conditioning to the Gaussian-with-Boundary Problem in the Unified Approach to Confidence Intervals
We are interested in studying possible side effects of the line removal on the statistics of the noise in the time domain.
Removing Line Interference from Gravitational Wave Interferometer Data
The quantum subroutine QRandϕ () can also be viewed as a subroutine with the state |χi |ϕ (χ• )i as a side effect.
Quantum Hidden Subgroup Problems: A Mathematical Perspective
While one-sided jets are not uncommon in active galaxies and X-ray binaries, they are usually explained in terms of Doppler boosting effects due to the relativistic speeds of the jet.
A radio jet in the prototypical symbiotic star Z And?
We also applied the CB theory to study the effects of imbalance on both the ESF and the PSDW side in corresponding sect.
Mutual Composite Fermion and composite Boson approaches to balanced and imbalanced bilayer quantum Hall system: an electronic analogy of the Helium 4 system