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visual

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adjective vi·su·al \ˈvi-zhə-wəl, -zhəl; ˈvizh-wəl\

Definition of visual

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or used in vision visual organs

  2. 2 :  attained or maintained by sight visual impressions

  3. 3 :  visible visual objects

  4. 4 :  producing mental images :  vivid

  5. 5 :  done or executed by sight only visual navigation

  6. 6 :  of, relating to, or employing visual aids

visually

play \ˈvi-zhə-wə-lē, -zhə-lē; ˈvizh-wə-lē\ adverb

Examples of visual in a Sentence

  1. color, shape, and other visual attributes

  2. She appreciates the visual arts such as painting and film.

  3. Maps are a visual tool for learning.

Origin and Etymology of visual

Middle English, from Late Latin visualis, from Latin visus sight, from vidēre to see


First Known Use: 15th century


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visual

noun vi·su·al

Definition of visual

  1. :  something (such as a graphic) that appeals to the sight and is used for effect or illustration —usually used in plural

Examples of visual in a Sentence

  1. Should I include some visuals in my presentation?

  2. a film director known for his powerful visuals

1938

First Known Use of visual

1938


VISUAL Defined for English Language Learners

visual

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Definition of visual for English Language Learners

  • : relating to seeing or to the eyes

visual

noun

Definition of visual for English Language Learners

  • : something you look at (such as a picture, chart, or film) that is used to make something more appealing or easier to understand


VISUAL Defined for Kids

visual

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adjective vi·su·al \ˈvi-zhə-wəl\

Definition of visual for Students

  1. 1 :  obtained by the use of sight a visual impression

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or used in seeing the visual organs

  3. 3 :  appealing to the sense of sight Charts, drawings, and other visual aids can enhance a presentation.

visually

adverb visually appealing

Medical Dictionary

visual

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adjective vi·su·al \ˈvizh-(ə-)wəl, ˈvizh-əl\

Medical Definition of visual

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or used in vision visual organs

  2. 2:  attained or maintained by sight visual impressions

visually

\ˈvizh-(ə-)wə-lē, ˈvizh-(ə-)lē\play adverb


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