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virtual reality

virtual reality

noun

: an artificial world that consists of images and sounds created by a computer and that is affected by the actions of a person who is experiencing it

Full Definition of VIRTUAL REALITY

:  an artificial environment which is experienced through sensory stimuli (as sights and sounds) provided by a computer and in which one's actions partially determine what happens in the environment; also :  the technology used to create or access a virtual reality

First Known Use of VIRTUAL REALITY

1987

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