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. Shuhei Yoshida:

    Our goal with VR is to deliver a sense of presence, making the player feel as though they've stepped inside the world of a game, the new Project Morpheus prototype brings us closer to that goal, as it improves the visual experience and tracking accuracy, both of which are critical to achieving sense of presence.

  2. Petra Stefankova:

    In popular terms visual art is just another form of social entrepreneurship and visual journalism that uses communication of emotional level. So let's be clever in what we converse about.

  3. Anne Milasincic Andrews:

    Switching your focus to any kind of other activity, be it visual or another stimulatory activity that you find pleasurable, will be enough to improve alertness.

  4. 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.

  5. Alex Broun:

    Hopefully that is something that can change. look at what the Emirates Literary Festival has done for literature; what Dubai International Film Festival has done for film, the visual arts are very strong.

Images & Illustrations of visual

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