Definition of visible
- stars visible to the naked eye
- visible light
- the visible horizon
- no visible means of support
- visible resources
- a visible index
The ship was not visible through the fog.
The ship was barely visible.
The patient showed no visible symptoms.
There was a visible change in his mood.
They played a highly visible role in the negotiations.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: able to be seen
: easily seen or understood
: known to or noticed by the public
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