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Princeton's WordNet

  1. visual image, visualization, visualisationnoun

    a mental image that is similar to a visual perception


  1. visualizationnoun

    The act of visualizing, or something visualized.

  2. visualizationnoun

    The visual representation of data.


  1. visualization

    Visualization is the process of representing or interpreting data, information, concepts, or ideas graphically or visually to explore, understand or communicate complex information more effectively. This could involve various formats such as graphs, charts, diagrams, maps, plots, images, and more. The aim is to enable the viewer to gain a clearer understanding or insight into the represented material.


  1. Visualization

    Visualization is any technique for creating images, diagrams, or animations to communicate a message. Visualization through visual imagery has been an effective way to communicate both abstract and concrete ideas since the dawn of man. Examples from history include cave paintings, Egyptian hieroglyphs, Greek geometry, and Leonardo da Vinci's revolutionary methods of technical drawing for engineering and scientific purposes. Visualization today has ever-expanding applications in science, education, engineering, interactive multimedia, medicine, etc. Typical of a visualization application is the field of computer graphics. The invention of computer graphics may be the most important development in visualization since the invention of central perspective in the Renaissance period. The development of animation also helped advance visualization.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of visualization in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of visualization in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of visualization in a Sentence

  1. Jessica Kitt:

    We wanted to create a tool that might enable ordinary people to better grasp what might unfold, to do that we are creating a way to tap into an aspect of the visual system. Our visual world requires us to perceive and use uncertainty, and so the visual system is inherently equipped to interpret those types of information. Leveraging these capabilities with the right visualization might help people understand the forecast and make better decisions.

  2. Vicki Walia:

    Storytelling skills are an important part of being able to help others interpret the data, and use it to tell a story through data visualization.

  3. Alon Gorodetsky:

    There is a lot of flexibility in how one can deploy this material, essentially, by taking the stickers and putting them all over yourself, you could look one way under optical visualization and another way under an active infrared visualization camera.

  4. Blake Touchet:

    That was a really good visualization of what we're thinking about when we're looking at scientific consensus, we're not talking about people who are agreeing or disagreeing with each other. We're talking about data.

  5. Alon Gorodetsky:

    We've developed stickers for use as a thin, flexible layer of camo with the potential to take on a pattern that will better match the soldiers' infrared reflectance to their background and hide them from active infrared visualization.

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  • Armando Morales
    Armando Morales
    The best definition of the term that I have found
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