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visibility

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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

Full Definition of visibility

plural vis·i·bil·i·ties

  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

  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

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




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visibility

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

Medical Definition of visibility

plural vis·i·bil·i·ties

  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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