Simple Definition of virtual reality
: 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
VIRTUAL REALITY Defined for Kids
Definition of virtual reality for Students
: an artificial environment which is experienced through sights and sounds provided by a computer and in which a person's actions partly decide what happens in the environment
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