visualizer

noun
vi·​su·​al·​iz·​er | \ ˈvi-zhə-wə-ˌlī-zər How to pronounce visualizer (audio) , ˈvi-zhə-ˌlī-, ˈvizh-wə-ˌlī-\

Definition of visualizer

: one that visualizes especially : a person whose mental imagery is prevailingly visual

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While specifics about the experience are fuzzy, Billboard has confirmed that the Tim premiere will run every hour on the hour, each song of the album set to its own 360-degree visualizer. Kat Bein, Billboard, "Oculus To Premiere Avicii's Posthumous 'Tim' Album With VR Experience," 5 June 2019 There was an equalizer for getting sound just right, easy to use playlists, visualizers which offered psychedelic images loosely in sync with the music, and heavy customization. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "Winamp Is Coming Back in 2019," 15 Oct. 2018 Data visualizer Neil Halloran attempts to answer that with a gorgeous and devastating video demonstrating the potential impact of a nuclear conflict. Sophie Weiner, Popular Mechanics, "How Many People Would Die in an All-Out Nuclear War?," 11 Aug. 2017 The difference has to do with the geometry of the Earth and its distance from the moon, said Ernie Wright, a data visualizer at NASA. Aneri Pattani, New York Times, "Why Is the Eclipse Longer in Some Places Than in Others?," 14 Aug. 2017 Data visualizer Neil Halloran attempts to answer that with a gorgeous and devastating video demonstrating the potential impact of a nuclear conflict. Sophie Weiner, Popular Mechanics, "How Many People Would Die in an All-Out Nuclear War?," 11 Aug. 2017 Both tracks are released with hypnotizing visualizers to emphasize each unique sonic atmosphere. Kat Bein, Billboard, "Bassnectar Talks Crafting Positivity & Committing to Authenticity, Shares 2 New Tracks From 'Reflective' EP: Exclusive," 9 June 2017

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First Known Use of visualizer

1886, in the meaning defined above

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visualizer

noun
vi·​su·​al·​iz·​er
variants: also British visualiser \ -​ˌlī-​zər How to pronounce visualiser (audio) \

Medical Definition of visualizer

: one that visualizes especially : one whose mental imagery is prevailingly visual — compare audile entry 1, motile entry 2, tactile entry 2

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