virtual reality


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virtual reality

n. Abbr. VR
A computer simulation of a real or imaginary system that enables a user to perform operations on the simulated system and shows the effects in real time.

virtual reality

n
(Computer Science) a computer-generated environment that, to the person experiencing it, closely resembles reality. Abbreviation: VR See also virtual4

vir′tual real′ity


n.
a realistic simulation of an environment, including three-dimensional graphics, by a computer system using interactive software and hardware.
[1985–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.virtual reality - a hypothetical three-dimensional visual world created by a computervirtual reality - a hypothetical three-dimensional visual world created by a computer; user wears special goggles and fiber optic gloves etc., and can enter and move about in this world and interact with objects as if inside it
computer game, video game - a game played against a computer
Translations
وَاقِعٌ اِفْتِرَاضِيّواقِع فِعلي أو تَقْديري
virtuální realita
virtual realityVR
virtuaalitodellisuus
virtualna stvarnost
virtuális valóság
バーチャルリアリティー
가상 현실
virtuálna realita
navidezna stvarnost
virtuell verklighet
thực tế ảo

virtual reality

n (Comput) → virtuelle Realität; virtual reality computervirtueller Computer; virtual reality helmetDatenhelm m

virtual reality

n (Comput) → realtà f virtuale

virtual

(ˈveː(r)tʃuəl) adjective
almost (as described), though not exactly in every way. a virtual collapse of the economy.
ˌvirtual ˈreality noun
a computer system that creates an environment that looks real on the screen and in which the person operating the computer can take part.

virtual reality

وَاقِعٌ اِفْتِرَاضِيّ virtuální realita virtual reality virtuelle Realität εικονική πραγματικότητα realidad virtual virtuaalitodellisuus réalité virtuelle virtualna stvarnost realtà virtuale バーチャルリアリティー 가상 현실 virtual reality virtuell virkelighet wirtualna rzeczywistość realidade virtual виртуальная реальность virtuell verklighet สภาวะเหมือนจริงที่จำลองโดยทางเทคนิคคอมพิวเตอร์ sanal gerçeklik thực tế ảo 虚拟现实
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