Definitions for knock-on effect

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  1. knock-on effect(noun)

    a secondary or incidental effect


  1. knock-on effect(Noun)

    The continued running of an engine after the ignition has been turned off; dieseling.

  2. knock-on effect(Noun)

    A secondary, often unintended effect.

  3. Origin: knock-on + effect


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