a delayed ; an that follows at some interval the stimulus that produces it.
Medicine/Medical. a result appearing the first due to an agent, usually a drug, has gone.
any result occurring some time after its cause
(med) any delayed response to a stimulus or agent Compare side effect
(psychol) any illusory sensation caused by a stimulus that has ceased
- After fact
something that actually exists; reality; truth: Your fears have no basis in fact. something known to exist or to have happened: Space travel is now a fact. a truth known by actual experience or observation; something known to be true: Scientists gather facts about plant growth. something said to be true or supposed to have […]
the frequently seen in the sky sunset; afterlight. a second or secondary , as in heated metal before it ceases to become incandescent. the pleasant remembrance of a past experience, glory, etc.: She basked in the afterglow of her stage triumph. (def 3). Contemporary Examples In the afterglow of the Arab Spring, Randall Lane polls […]
a , as of crops or timber, one harvesting, cutting, etc.; second crop. Historical Examples The aftergrowth with the different crops varied considerably. Inorganic Plant Poisons and Stimulants Winifred E. Brenchley The most important advantage of the process is the elimination of the aftergrowth problem. Chlorination of Water Joseph Race Thus happiness hath root In […]
the owner of a yacht or his guests. the officers quartered in the stern of a vessel. Historical Examples The rear crew brought down the afterguard of logs to the pond. The Riverman Stewart Edward White afterguard, muster your buckets and brushes and wash down the decks. The Rover’s Secret Harry Collingwood Men openly sharpened […]