What does visual mean?

Definitions for visualˈvɪʒ u əl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word visual.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ocular, optic, optical, visual(adj)

    relating to or using sight

    "ocular inspection"; "an optical illusion"; "visual powers"; "visual navigation"

  2. ocular, visual(adj)

    visible

    "be sure of it; give me the ocular proof"- Shakespeare; "a visual presentation"; "a visual image"

Wiktionary

  1. visual(Noun)

    Any element of something that depends on sight.

  2. visual(Noun)

    An image; a picture; a graphic.

  3. visual(Noun)

    All the visual elements of a multi-media presentation or entertainment, usually in contrast with normal text or audio.

  4. visual(Noun)

    A preliminary sketch.

  5. visual(Adjective)

    Related to or affecting the vision.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Visual(adj)

    of or pertaining to sight; used in sight; serving as the instrument of seeing; as, the visual nerve

  2. Visual(adj)

    that can be seen; visible

  3. Origin: [L. visualis, from visus a seeing, sight: cf. F. visuel. See Vision.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Visual

    viz′ū-al, adj. belonging to vision or sight: visible: produced by sight: used in sight: used for seeing.—n. Visualisā′tion.—v.t. Vis′ualīse, to make visible or visual, externalise to the eye.—v.i. to call up a clear mental image.—ns. Vis′ualīser; Visual′ity.—adv. Vis′ually.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'visual' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2924

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'visual' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4725

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'visual' in Adjectives Frequency: #398

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of visual in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of visual in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Amin Jaffer:

    India is not represented (at Venice). This is a very major setback for the visual culture of India.

  2. Casey Reas:

    The idea is to create something which is already a visual assault and make it more of a literal visual assault.

  3. John Grierson:

    Of course Moana, being a visual account of events in the daily life of a Polynesian youth and his family, has documentary value.

  4. Alfred Hitchcock:

    Dialogue should simply be a sound among other sounds, just something that comes out of the mouths of people whose eyes tell the story in visual terms.

  5. Adamo Macri:

    I regard texture similar to the function of taste buds in our mouths. But in a visual form. Texture does create a specific flavour which affects our senses.

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