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

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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. Samsungs Mark Quiroz:

    Throughout the last twelve months, weve closely monitored interior design and technology trends to shape the product planning and development of The Wall Luxury, we set out to create a product unlike anything else matching the lifestyle and taste of those looking for the most exclusive and premium visual experiences in their homes.

  2. Rebecca Moore:

    Visual evidence can cut to the core of the debate in a way that words can not and communicate complex issues to everyone.

  3. 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.

  4. Nancy Nydam:

    Twice a day, we'll have visual monitoring either face to face or we'll Skype with them, or do FaceTime, and if it's Skype or FaceTIme, they'll have to be in a place where we can clearly identify that they are where they're supposed to be.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    When you speak with a Scientist about the glass being half-full and half-empty, she/he says that it's a SWAG (Scientific Wild Assumption Guess) based on only visual observation but not substantiated by any experimental data; and therefore it must be inaccurate. She/he will suggests that you (a) mark the glass at the bottom of the meniscus of the content, (b) pour the content into a bigger glass, (c) fill the empty glass with fresh content up to the mark, (d) add the original content back in, (e) note whether or not the combined content overflows the lip of the glass, (f) conclude that either the glass was more than half full if it overflows, or it was more than half-empty if it doesn't reach the top, (g) conclude that it was either half-full or half-empty only if it neither overflows nor fails to reach the top. Just a word of caution: Don't be surprised if the scientist, doesn't matter she or he, after all that "discussion" asks you "Now, what was your question again?

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