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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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Stockinger (Oriental languages and civilization and cognitive and new media semiotics, Foundation Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, Paris) presents and critiques a metalanguage of description he has created to allow anyone to carry out analyses of all sorts of audiovisual texts or corpora of texts documenting the universe of discourse of an audiovisual archive.
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