What does visual mean?

Definitions for visual
ˈvɪʒ u əlvi·su·al

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

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

  2. Visual(adj)

    that can be seen; visible

    Etymology: [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.

Editors Contribution

  1. visual

    Relating to or using sight.

    She was able to see the visual picture within her mind.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 5, 2020  

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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

How to pronounce visual?

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How to say visual in sign language?

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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

Examples of visual in a Sentence

  1. Jody Culham:

    This work may be the richest characterization ever conducted of a single patient’s visual system, she has shown this very profound recovery of vision, based on her perception of motion.

  2. Vinny Eng:

    My sister was killed within 12 seconds of visual contact by the officers.

  3. 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.

  4. Scott Starrett:

    I think because they are natives to a much richer visual culture, they are more familiar with the relevance of visual culture.

  5. Sandeep Khandelwal:

    It was a bare, beautiful, raw old fortress, sitting in the middle of a small village of Bishangarh, untouched for years, we took our inspiration from the fort's history and carefully wove the visual vocabulary to keep it true to its original form.

Images & Illustrations of visual

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