[ih-fek-ter] /ɪˈfɛk tər/
[ih-fek-tiv] /ɪˈfɛk tɪv/ adjective 1. adequate to accomplish a purpose; producing the intended or expected result: effective teaching methods; effective steps toward peace. 2. actually in operation or in force; functioning: The law becomes effective at midnight. 3. producing a deep or vivid impression; striking: an effective photograph. 4. prepared and available for service, especially […]
[ih-fekt] /ɪˈfɛkt/ noun 1. something that is produced by an agency or cause; result; consequence: Exposure to the sun had the effect of toughening his skin. 2. power to produce results; efficacy; force; validity; influence: His protest had no effect. 3. the state of being operative or functional; operation or execution; accomplishment or fulfillment: to […]
- Effective conjugate
effective conjugate ef·fec·tive conjugate (ĭ-fěk’tĭv) n. The conjugate measured from the nearest lumbar vertebra to the pubic symphysis. Also called false conjugate.
- Effective computable
theory A term describing a function for which there is an effective algorithm that correctly calculates the function. The algorithm must consist of a finite sequence of instructions. (1996-05-03)