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noun vis·i·bil·i·ty \ˌvi-zə-ˈbi-lə-tē\

Simple Definition of visibility

  • : the ability to see or be seen

  • : the quality or state of being known to the public

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of visibility

plural

visibilities

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being visible

  2. 2 a :  the degree of clearness (as of the atmosphere or ocean); specifically :  the greatest distance through the atmosphere toward the horizon at which prominent objects can be identified with the naked eye b :  capability of being readily noticed c :  capability of affording an unobstructed view d :  publicity 2d

  3. 3 :  a measure of the ability of radiant energy to evoke visual sensation

Examples of visibility in a sentence

  1. The extra publicity helped to increase the company's visibility.



15th Century

First Known Use of visibility

15th century


VISIBILITY Defined for Kids

visibility

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noun vis·i·bil·i·ty \ˌvi-zə-ˈbi-lə-tē\

Definition of visibility for Students

  1. :  the ability to see or be seen <The bad weather caused poor visibility on the roads.> <Bright clothing increased the hunter's visibility.>




Medical Dictionary

visibility

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noun vis·i·bil·i·ty \ˌviz-ə-ˈbil-ət-ē\

Medical Definition of visibility

plural

visibilities

  1. 1:  the quality or state of being visible

  2. 2:  a measure of the ability of radiant energy to evoke visual sensation





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