What does knock-on effect mean?

Definitions for knock-on effect

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. knock-on effect(noun)

    a secondary or incidental effect

Wiktionary

  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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of knock-on effect in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of knock-on effect in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bill Harris:

    This is a big-enough move (in the oil price) that will have a knock-on effect on everything.

  2. Arthur Goldstruck:

    Besides the fact that we're very proud that it's manufactured in South Africa, it has a knock on effect wherever it's going out and being supported.

  3. Andrus Ansip:

    The Internet knows no border - a problem in one country can have a knock-on effect in the rest of Europe. This is why we need EU-wide cyber-security solutions. This agreement is an important step in this direction.

  4. Van der Merwe:

    We're going from a bare board to populating that board, to doing our own plastic molding, besides the fact that we're very proud that it's manufactured in South Africa, it has a knock on effect wherever it's going out and being supported.

  5. Tiemen Meester:

    The knock-on effect on imports has continued into 2015, the tough and volatile market environment looks set to continue for some time yet... The board considered it appropriate in view of the broader context to suspend dividend payments for the medium term.

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