instantaneous effects

instantaneous effects

[¦in·stən¦tā·nē·əs i′feks]
(communications)
Impairment of telephone or telegraph transmission caused by instantaneous changes in phase or amplitude of the wave in a transmission line.
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Perhaps there was something in that sound more than the mere fact of the strong vibration that produced the instantaneous effect on the frame of the prostrate man, and for the time completely shook off the obstruction of paralysis.
For example, smoking Salvia can lead to strong, instantaneous effects, whereas chewing it or drinking tea can lead to longer lasting, but milder, reactions.
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