ripple effect


Also found in: Dictionary, Idioms, Wikipedia.
Related to ripple effect: butterfly effect

ripple effect

Epidemiology See Signal event.
References in periodicals archive ?
Liverpool is one of the key cities, and audiences will get the chance to see the finished result when The Ripple Effect is performed in the city next Tuesday.
Testimonials are an excellent way to harness the power of your positive ripple effect.
Make choices that really matter in 2009 and you will enjoy the wonderful ripple effects.
So, how does the ripple effect impact the measurement of successful WOMM strategies?
Willow and cottonwood are returning in northern Yellowstone, and a ripple effect has begun.
Oak said his efforts have had a positive ripple effect across the state and the nation.
They have benefited from new investment and the ripple effect that has forced many house hunters from city living.
Jules Gravel, reeve of Armstrong Township and manager of the airport, says when the airport's scheduled flights tapered off due to low demand, a ripple effect from the SARS scare and terrorist attacks of Sept.
but rather performing toward them both, jams the machine (to borrow another of Irigaray's notions) of mythology, our oldest form of history, makes it stutter, and then watches the ripple effect unfold.