capable of being seen; or open to easy view
"a visible object"; "visible stars"; "mountains visible in the distance"; "a visible change of expression"; "visible files"
obvious to the eye
"a visible change of expression"
present and easily available
"the cash on hand is adequate for current needs"; "emergency police were on hand in case of trouble"; "a visible supply"; "visible resources"
Able to be seen.
perceivable by the eye; capable of being seen; perceptible; in view; as, a visible star; the least spot is visible on white paper
noticeable; apparent; open; conspicuous
Origin: [L. visibilis, fr. videre, visum, to see: cf. F. visible. See Vision.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
viz′i-bl, adj. that may be seen: obvious.—ns. Visibil′ity, state or quality of being visible, or perceivable by the eye; Vis′ibleness.—adv. Vis′ibly.—Visible Church, the body of professing Christians, as opposed to the Invisible Church, which consists of those spiritual persons who fulfil the notion of the ideal Church, together with the body of the departed saints in heaven; Visible means, means or resources which are apparent to or ascertainable by others; Visible speech, a system of alphabetic characters, each of which represents the configuration of the mouth that produces the sound.
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Rank popularity for the word 'visible' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3257
Rank popularity for the word 'visible' in Adjectives Frequency: #454
The numerical value of visible in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of visible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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- visibleCatalan, Valencian
- پیدا, ویدا, هویداPersian
- le feiceáil, sofheicthe, infheictheIrish
- 目に見える, 見える, 顕在Japanese
- zichtbare, zichtbaarDutch
- vidan, vidljiv, уочљив, uočljiv, видан, видљивSerbo-Croatian
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