a secondary or incidental effect
The continued running of an engine after the ignition has been turned off; dieseling.
A secondary, often unintended effect.
Origin: knock-on + effect
The numerical value of knock-on effect in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of knock-on effect in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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This is a big-enough move (in the oil price) that will have a knock-on effect on everything.
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.
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.
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.
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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