virtual reality

noun

Definition of virtual reality

  1. :  an artificial environment which is experienced through sensory stimuli (such 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

1987

First Known Use of virtual reality

1987


VIRTUAL REALITY Defined for English Language Learners

virtual reality

noun

Definition of virtual reality for English Language Learners

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


VIRTUAL REALITY Defined for Kids

virtual reality

noun

Definition of virtual reality for Students

  1. :  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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