What does virtual mean?

Definitions for virtual
ˈvɜr tʃu əlvir·tu·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. virtual(a), practical(a)(adj)

    being actually such in almost every respect

    "a practical failure"; "the once elegant temple lay in virtual ruin"

  2. virtual(a)(adj)

    existing in essence or effect though not in actual fact

    "a virtual dependence on charity"; "a virtual revolution"; "virtual reality"

Wiktionary

  1. virtual(Noun)

    In C++, a virtual member function of a class.

    Etymology: From virtualis, from virtus.

  2. virtual(Adjective)

    In effect or essence, if not in fact or reality; imitated, simulated.

    Etymology: From virtualis, from virtus.

  3. virtual(Adjective)

    Nearly, almost. (A relatively recent corruption of meaning, attributed to misuse in advertising and media.)

    The angry peasants were a virtual army as they attacked the castle.

    Etymology: From virtualis, from virtus.

  4. virtual(Adjective)

    Of something that is simulated in a computer or on-line.

    The virtual world of his computer game allowed character interaction.

    Etymology: From virtualis, from virtus.

  5. virtual(Adjective)

    In object-oriented programming, capable of being overridden with a different implementation in a subclass.

    Etymology: From virtualis, from virtus.

  6. virtual(Adjective)

    Related to technology.

    virtual communication

    Etymology: From virtualis, from virtus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Virtual(adj)

    having the power of acting or of invisible efficacy without the agency of the material or sensible part; potential; energizing

    Etymology: [Cf. F. virtuel. See Virtue.]

  2. Virtual(adj)

    being in essence or effect, not in fact; as, the virtual presence of a man in his agent or substitute

    Etymology: [Cf. F. virtuel. See Virtue.]

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. virtual

    [via the technical term virtual memory, prob.: from the term virtual image in optics] 1. Common alternative to logical; often used to refer to the artificial objects (like addressable virtual memory larger than physical memory) simulated by a computer system as a convenient way to manage access to shared resources. 2. Simulated; performing the functions of something that isn't really there. An imaginative child's doll may be a virtual playmate. Oppose real.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of virtual in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of virtual in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of virtual in a Sentence

  1. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    1. You are standing on a huge pocket watch, falling into a deep abyss of illusions, you hear the clock knock and your skin aging, you understand that soon you will break into death on the solid earth of reality, thereby you will know the pure form awareness and deep understanding. 2. In nobility there is nothing but love and light. It sees the beautiful beauty lurking in the depths of ugliness. Nobleness is the only medicine that heals with love, the only thing that can heal this world is love - it is a gentle fire that caresses, but does not burn, and always warms, illuminating everything and everything in you and everything around you, giving the true , eternal happiness, it protects you from the darkness of the lies of evil. Love is an eternal embrace, from which nothing will ever get out of anything, thereby destroying any evil with its warmth and amazingly beautiful, bright tenderness. Be noble no matter what, be light and hope, and the time will come and you will understand that you lived not in vain, keep only love in yourself, and a sunny flower will open in you, true eternal happiness. Heal the dying world with your love and nobility, because you, like everyone else, were sent to this world not for entertainment, but for salvation, you, like everyone else, are the savior, this is your true meaning of being in the world. 3. Insight is the wormhole of the universe of lies. 4. To see how ridiculous our reality is, just turn it inside out. 5. The human race ride only on the most terrible attractions and carousels of the world. In a creepy amusement park called madness. 6. You are a small fish that was launched into the great chain of water slides of the great water park, which will lead into the great ocean of the other world. 7. The human world is a Halloween costume party in which everyone portrays someone. 8. Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha. Take a look at them, they are all wearing virtual glasses, all people see only what they want to see. Look at them, they cannot take them off. Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha 9. There are no locks in an honest world. 10. The inner world of man is a portal. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  2. Cash:

    I just masturbated to some sweet virtual reality. I still don't see why your not fascinated by a sexy virtual woman having sex right in front of you.

  3. Tabernacle Baptist:

    I want to make sure that were not doing things to hurt our neighbor and I know that those that have been doing the virtual services and the drive-in services have been protecting their flock.

  4. Michael Roche:

    The market is pricing in a virtual certainty of this payment taking place.

  5. Mary Spio:

    I think we are going to see a slow build up of content and then we will start to see an avalanche of content maybe a few months after the Oculus( Rift) hits, i think that 2016 really is going to be when we see that inflection, the true transition for virtual reality.

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