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

  2. Visualadjective

    that can be seen; visible

  3. 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  

Suggested Resources

  1. visual

    Song lyrics by visual -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by visual on the Lyrics.com website.

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

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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. Terri Sewell:

    Brown Jackson have to sometimes see it to be it and that visual is the kind of spark Brown Jackson really catapults a whole other generation into realizing the many possibilities in life that being in a place like African American affords us, brown Jackson doesn't mean that we don't have our own challenges to get there. But if she could do it, the thought is, well, maybe I can do it too, right ?

  2. Nick Lake:

    The eventual starfield included an interesting clustering of fairly bright stars low on the horizon, slight clumping and clustering like that gives a lot of visual interest to the scene.

  3. Jeb Bush:

    I admire her a lot for doing what she did, that was [a] pretty nice visual symbol for what needs to be restored.

  4. Elton John:

    He( Bernie) always gives me a lyric, i go into a room, put the lyric on the piano, look at the title. And as I start reading the song, a little movie comes in my head a bit like writing a film score where you get the visual part.

  5. Cathy Edwards:

    When Search first began, our results were just plain text, today, we’re introducing three fundamental shifts in how we think about Search, including a range of new features that use AI to make your search experience more visual and enjoyable.

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