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also au·di·o·vis·u·al (ô′dē-ō-vĭzh′o͞o-əl)
1. Relating to both hearing and sight: audio-visual processing of speech recognition.
2. Abbr. AV Conveying information through media, such as audio and visual recordings, that are perceivable by both hearing and sight.
Audio-visual materials, especially ones used in presentations or demonstrations.


(ˌɔːdɪəʊˈvɪzjʊəl; -ʒʊəl)
(esp of teaching aids) involving or directed at both hearing and sight: the language class had new audiovisual equipment.
ˌaudioˈvisually adv


or au•di•o-vis•u•al

(ˌɔ di oʊˈvɪʒ u əl)

1. of, pertaining to, involving, or directed at both hearing and sight: audiovisual facilities.
2. Usu., audiovisuals. audiovisual aids.
au`di•o•vis′u•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.audiovisual - materials using sight or sound to present informationaudiovisual - materials using sight or sound to present information; "language tapes and videocassettes and other audiovisuals"
teaching aid - materials and equipment used in teaching
Adj.1.audiovisual - involving both hearing and seeing (usually relating to teaching aids); "the school's audiovisual department"


[ˌɔːdɪəʊˈvɪzjʊəl] ADJaudiovisual
audiovisual aidsmedios mpl audiovisuales
audiovisual equipmentequipo m audiovisual
audiovisual methodmétodo m audiovisual


[ˌɔːdɪəʊˈvɪzjʊəl] adjaudiovisivo/a
audiovisual aids → sussidi mpl audiovisivi


a. audiovisual, rel. a la vista y a la audición.
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The present article aims to contribute to language learning research by offering multimodal discourse analysis considering verbal expression, vocal expressions, gestures, use of space and objects by all the participants, incorporating all the signs that are audiovisually perceivable on the video.
Heck's article, therefore, is how the Kunduz air strike is audiovisually constructed and narrated in these two productions.
The women recorded the incident on their phones audiovisually.
The book touches briefly on the codified noisemaking of ancient Greek theater (in glossing Nietzsche), but could have looked a little harder at less distant theater history--to developments in the late eighteenth- and nineteenth-century aurality of urbanization and romanticism, which theater had already begun to stage through the audiovisually pictorial dramaturgies of European pantomime and protomelodrama, from which most of the modern conventions of sound-effect and atmosphere emerged, as well as the musical and vocal gesturality of melodrama itself.
The opening and closing sequences of the film, I contend, audiovisually prioritize the future child at the expense of the more urgent figurative, potential, and actual violence incurred against the female body.