What does visual mean?

Definitions for visual
ˈvɪʒ u əlvis·ual

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ocular, optic, optical, visualadjective

    relating to or using sight

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

  2. ocular, visualadjective

    visible

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

Wiktionary

  1. visualnoun

    Any element of something that depends on sight.

  2. visualnoun

    An image; a picture; a graphic.

  3. visualnoun

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

  4. visualnoun

    A preliminary sketch.

  5. visualadjective

    Related to or affecting the vision.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Visualadjective

    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. Visualadjective

    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?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Olga Rinkus:

    Telling the stories of different people in the Holocaust museum is important for me to maintain the bridge between the past and present, the visual materials and objects can help our visitors to imagine the life lost for us forever.

  2. Illusions Index:

    In 1804, Troxler made the discovery that rigidly fixating one’s gaze on some element in the visual field can cause surrounding stationary images to seem to slowly disappear or fade, they are replaced with an experience, the nature of which is determined by the background that the object is on.

  3. Susan Scott:

    About 900 million years ago, this black hole ate a very dense star, known as a neutron star, like Pac-man -- possibly snuffing out the star instantly, the ANU SkyMapper Telescope responded to the detection alert and scanned the entire likely region of space where the event occurred, but we've not found any visual confirmation.

  4. Amin Jaffer:

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

  5. Eric Tremblay:

    AMD is the biggest problem where magnification is a proven visual aid.

Images & Illustrations of visual

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