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vis·i·ble

 (vĭz′ə-bəl)
adj.
1. Possible to see; perceptible to the eye: a visible object.
2.
a. Obvious to the eye: a visible change of expression.
b. Being often in the public view; conspicuous.
3. Manifest; apparent: no visible solution to the problem.
4. On hand; available: a visible supply.
5. Constructed or designed to keep important parts in easily accessible view: a visible file.
6. Represented visually, as by symbols.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin vīsibilis, from vīsus, past participle of vidēre, to see; see vision.]

vis′i·ble·ness n.
vis′i·bly adv.

visible

(ˈvɪzɪbəl)
adj
1. capable of being perceived by the eye
2. capable of being perceived by the mind; evident: no visible dangers.
3. available: the visible resources.
4. (of an index or file) using a flexible display system for the contents
5. (Economics) of or relating to the balance of trade: visible transactions.
6. represented by visible symbols
n
(Economics) a visible item of trade; product
[C14: from Latin vīsibilis, from vidēre to see]
ˈvisibleness n
ˈvisibly adv

vis•i•ble

(ˈvɪz ə bəl)

adj.
1. capable of being seen; perceptible to the eye.
2. apparent; manifest; obvious: no visible means of support.
3. being constantly or frequently in the public view; conspicuous.
4. noting or pertaining to a system of keeping records or information that can be brought instantly to view: a visible index.
5. available or accessible; already existing, as goods in a warehouse.
6. prepared for visual presentation.
[1300–50; Middle English < Latin vīsibilis=vīs(us), past participle of vidēre to see + -ibilis -ible]
vis′i•bly, adv.

visual

visible
1. 'visual'

Visual means 'relating to sight'.

Visual jokes are an increasing part of modern fashion.
...exhibitions of the visual arts.
2. 'visible'

Something that is visible is large enough to be seen, or is in a position where it can be seen.

These tiny creatures are hardly visible to the naked eye.
Beyond them the volcano's peak, just visible from this angle, shone gold tinged with pink.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.visible - capable of being seen; or open to easy view; "a visible object"; "visible stars"; "mountains visible in the distance"; "a visible change of expression"; "visible files"
perceptible - capable of being perceived by the mind or senses; "a perceptible limp"; "easily perceptible sounds"; "perceptible changes in behavior"
invisible, unseeable - impossible or nearly impossible to see; imperceptible by the eye; "the invisible man"; "invisible rays"; "an invisible hinge"; "invisible mending"
2.visible - obvious to the eyevisible - obvious to the eye; "a visible change of expression"
overt, open - open and observable; not secret or hidden; "an overt lie"; "overt hostility"; "overt intelligence gathering"; "open ballots"
3.visible - present and easily available; "the cash on hand is adequate for current needs"; "emergency police were on hand in case of trouble"; "a visible supply"; "visible resources"
available - obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service; "kept a fire extinguisher available"; "much information is available through computers"; "available in many colors"; "the list of available candidates is unusually long"

visible

adjective perceptible, noticeable, observable, clear, obvious, plain, apparent, bold, patent, to be seen, evident, manifest, in sight, in view, conspicuous, unmistakable, palpable, discernible, salient, detectable, not hidden, distinguishable, unconcealed, perceivable, discoverable, anywhere to be seen The meadows are hardly visible from the house. a visible effort to control himself
hidden, concealed, invisible, obscured, unseen, imperceptible, unnoticeable

visible

adjective
Translations
مَرْئيمَرْئِيّ
видим
viditelný
synlig
näkyvä
vidljivuočljivvidan
sÿnilegur, sjáanlegur
目に見える
눈에 보이는
matomumas
skaidri redzams
viden
synlig
ที่สามารถมองเห็นได้
görülebilirgörünür
hữu hình

visible

[ˈvɪzəbl]
A. ADJ
1. (= able to be seen) visible to the human eyeperceptible a simple vista, visible al ojo humano
to be visible: your identity card must be visible at all timessu carné de identidad tiene que estar siempre a la vista
the house is visible from the roadla casa puede verse desde la carretera
2. (= obvious) [effect, sign, result] → evidente
there was no visible damageno se veía ningún daño aparente
the effects were clearly visiblelos efectos saltaban a la vista, eran muy evidentes
he was showing visible signs of distressmostraba evidentes or claras señales de agitación
with a visible effortcon un esfuerzo evidente
with no visible means of support (Jur) → sin ninguna fuente de ingresos aparente
3. (= prominent) [person] → destacado, prominente
at management level women are becoming increasingly visiblea niveles directivos, las mujeres ocupan lugares cada vez más destacados or prominentes
B. CPD visible exports NPL (Econ) → exportaciones fpl visibles

visible

[ˈvɪzɪbəl] adj
(= that can be seen) → visible
visible to the naked eye → visible à l'œil nu
hardly visible to the naked eye → à peine visible à l'œil nu
(= noticeable) [sign, effort, difference, evidence] → visible
(COMMERCE) visible exports → exportations fpl visibles
visible imports → importations fpl visibles

visible

adj
sichtbar; visible to the naked eyemit dem bloßen Auge zu erkennen; it wasn’t visible in the foges war im Nebel nicht zu erkennen; the Englishman prefers his emotions not to be visibleder Engländer zeigt nicht gern seine Gefühle; the house is visible from the roaddas Haus ist von der Straße aus zu sehen; there is no visible differenceman kann keinen Unterschied erkennen; with a visible effortmit sichtlicher Mühe
(= obvious)sichtlich; (= prominent) personeminent, herausragend; at management level women are becoming increasing visibleauf Führungsebene treten Frauen immer deutlicher in Erscheinung; with no visible means of support (Jur) → ohne bekannte Einkommensquellen pl

visible

:
visible exports
pl (Econ) → sichtbare Ausfuhr
visible light
n (Phys) → sichtbares Licht
visible panty line
n (inf)sichtbare Slipkontur

visible

[ˈvɪzəbl] adj
a.visibile
visible to the naked eye → che si può vedere ad occhio nudo
to become visible → apparire
b. (obvious) → evidente
visible exports/imports → esportazioni fpl/importazioni fpl visibili

visible

(ˈvizəbl) adjective
able to be seen. The house is visible through the trees; The scar on her face is scarcely visible now.
ˈvisibly adverb
ˌvisiˈbility noun
the range of distance over which things may be (clearly) seen. Visibility is poor today; Visibility in the fog was down to twenty yards in places.

visible

مَرْئِيّ viditelný synlig sichtbar ορατός visible näkyvä visible vidljiv visibile 目に見える 눈에 보이는 zichtbaar synlig widoczny visível видимый synlig ที่สามารถมองเห็นได้ görünür hữu hình 可见的

visible

a. visible, aparente, evidente;
adv. visiblemente, evidentemente; aparentemente.

visible

adj visible
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All quiet, curtains down at the lower windows, servants out of sight, and nothing human visible but a curly black head leaning on a thin hand at the upper window.
The alligators aren't much worse," asserted Jacinto with a visible shiver.
A lateen sail was visible in the direction of Cat Island, and others to the south seemed almost motionless in the far distance.
When they reached the spot where the Indian stood, pointing into the thicket that fringed the military road; a narrow and blind path, which might, with some little inconvenience, receive one person at a time, became visible.
Whatever movement there was in the stifling air was seen rather than felt in a tremulous, quivering, upward-moving dust along the flank of the mountain, through which the spires of the pines were faintly visible.
Its whole visible exterior was ornamented with quaint figures, conceived in the grotesqueness of a Gothic fancy, and drawn or stamped in the glittering plaster, composed of lime, pebbles, and bits of glass, with which the woodwork of the walls was overspread.
Moonlight, in a familiar room, falling so white upon the carpet, and showing all its figures so distinctly -- making every object so minutely visible, yet so unlike a morning or noontide visibility -- is a medium the most suitable for a romance-writer to get acquainted with his illusive guests.
The limit of this evil time had arrived only when, on the dawn of a winter's morning, Peter Quint was found, by a laborer going to early work, stone dead on the road from the village: a catastrophe explained-- superficially at least--by a visible wound to his head; such a wound as might have been produced--and as, on the final evidence, HAD been-- by a fatal slip, in the dark and after leaving the public house, on the steepish icy slope, a wrong path altogether, at the bottom of which he lay.
But I said, old man, that ere thou couldst die on this voyage, two hearses must verily be seen by thee on the sea; the first not made by mortal hands; and the visible wood of the last one must be grown in America.
The white rock, visible enough above the brush, was still some eighth of a mile further down the spit, and it took me a goodish while to get up with it, crawling, often on all fours, among the scrub.
He had not been forgetful of "Visible Speech" all this while, but had been making experiments with two remarkable machines--the phonautograph and the manometric capsule, by means of which the vibrations of sound were made plainly visible.
The first objection is, that a Flatlander, seeing a Line, sees something that must be THICK to the eye as well as LONG to the eye (otherwise it would not be visible, if it had not some thickness); and consequently he ought (it is argued) to acknowledge that his countrymen are not only long and broad, but also (though doubtless in a very slight degree) THICK or HIGH.

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