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vi·su·al

 (vĭzh′o͞o-əl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the sense of sight: a visual organ; visual receptors on the retina.
2. Seen or able to be seen by the eye; visible: a visual presentation; a design with a dramatic visual effect.
3. Optical.
4. Done, maintained, or executed by sight only: visual navigation.
5. Having the nature of or producing an image in the mind: a visual memory of the scene.
6. Of or relating to a method of instruction involving sight.
n.
A picture, chart, or other presentation that appeals to the sense of sight, used in promotion or for illustration or narration: an ad campaign with striking visuals; trying to capture a poem in a cinematic visual.

[Middle English, from Late Latin vīsuālis, from Latin vīsus, sight, from past participle of vidēre, to see; see vision.]

vi′su·al·ly adv.
vi′su·al·ness, vi′su·al′i·ty (-ăl′ĭ-tē) n.
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visual

(ˈvɪʒʊəl; -zjʊ-)
adj
1. of, relating to, done by, or used in seeing: visual powers; visual steering.
2. (General Physics) another word for optical
3. capable of being seen; visible
4. of, occurring as, or induced by a mental image
n
5. (Journalism & Publishing) a sketch to show the proposed layout of an advertisement, as in a newspaper
6. (often plural) a photograph, film, or other display material
[C15: from Late Latin vīsuālis, from Latin vīsus sight, from vidēre to see]
ˈvisually adv
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vis•u•al

(ˈvɪʒ u əl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to seeing or sight: a visual image.
2. used in seeing: the visual sense.
3. optical.
4. perceptible by the sense of sight; visible.
5. perceptible by the mind: a visual impression captured in a line of verse.
6. of or involving the use of projected or displayed pictures, charts, maps, models, etc. for education or informative purposes: visual aids.
n.
7. Usu., visuals.
a. the picture elements, as distinguished from the sound elements, in films, television, etc.
b. photographs, films, charts, or other visual materials, esp. as used for illustration or promotion.
[1375–1425; < Late Latin vīsuālis, derivative of vīsu(s) sight (vid(ēre) to see)]
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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.visual - relating to or using sightvisual - relating to or using sight; "ocular inspection"; "an optical illusion"; "visual powers"; "visual navigation"
2.visual - visible; "be sure of it; give me the ocular proof"- Shakespeare; "a visual presentation"; "a visual image"
seeable, 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"
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visual

adjective
1. optical, optic, ocular the way our brain processes visual information
2. observable, visible, perceptible, discernible There was no visual evidence to support his claim.
observable invisible, imperceptible, unnoticeable, indiscernible, out of sight, unperceivable
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visual

adjective
1. Serving, resulting from, or relating to the sense of sight:
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Translations
بَصَريبَصَرِيّ
zrakový
visuel
visuaalinen
vizualan
vizuális
sjón-, sjónar-, sjónrænn
視覚の
시각의
regimasisvizualiaivizualus
redzes-vizuāls
zrakový
viden
visuell
ที่เห็นได้
görme duygusuna aitgörsel
thuộc thị giác

visual

[ˈvɪzjʊəl]
A. ADJvisual
B. CPD visual aids N (in teaching) → medios mpl visuales
the visual arts NPLlas artes plásticas
visual display unit Nunidad f de despliegue visual, monitor m
visual effects NPLefectos mpl visuales
visual proof NPLpruebas fpl oculares
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visual

[ˈvɪʒuəl ˈvɪzjuəl]
adjvisuel(le)
nsupport m visuelvisual aid nsupport m visuelvisual arts nplarts mpl visuelsvisual display unit nmoniteur m
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visual

adjSeh-; image, memory, impression, depiction, jokevisuell; visual cortexSehzentrum nt; visual disorderSehstörung f; he is a very visual songwriterer schreibt sehr bildliche Liedertexte
n(grafischer) Entwurf

visual

:
visual aids
visual arts
n the visualdie darstellenden Künste pl
visual display terminal
nBildschirmterminal nt
visual display unit
nSichtgerät nt
visual field
nSehfeld nt, → Gesichtsfeld nt
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visual

[ˈvɪzjʊəl] adjvisivo/a
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visual

(ˈviʒuəl) adjective
of sight or the process of seeing. strange visual effects.
ˈvisually adverb
ˌvisual disˈplay unit noun
(abbreviation VDU) the part of a computer with a screen on which information is displayed.
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visual

بَصَرِيّ zrakový visuel visuell οπτικός visual visuaalinen visuel vizualan visivo 視覚の 시각의 visueel visuell wizualny visual зрительный visuell ที่เห็นได้ görsel thuộc thị giác 视觉的
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vis·u·al

a. visual, rel. a la visión;
___ acuityacuidad ___;
___ fieldcampo ___;
___ field defectdefecto del campo ___.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

visual

adj visual
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Treatment for DR usually begins with the screening, which can easily be done by the visual acuity test, slit lamp exam, indirect ophthalmoscopy and retinal imaging.
Qatar is one of the first countries to implement an eye health programme for schools, where the visual acuity test is mandatory for students of first, third and fifth grades as well as students in first and second preparatory classes.
Visual acuities 'hand motion' and 'counting fingers' can be quantified with the freiburg visual acuity test. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2006;47:1236-40.
These range from the concise visual acuity test, which makes use of the eye chart, to the high-tech, machine-aided Subjective Refraction test, and the Auto-Refractometer test.
According to the ophthalmological examination protocol, all patients were subjected to visual acuity test using Snellen chart; ocular tension measurement using Goldmann applanation tonometer; biomicroscopic examination; central 10-degree visual field test using Octopus 900 (Interzeag AG, Schlieren-Zurich, Switzerland); fundus autofluorescence photography and color fundus photograph examination using Visucam NM/FA (Carl Zeiss, Germany), and macular RGC-IPL thickness and peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness measurements using Cirrus high-definition OCT, model 5000 (Carl Zeiss Meditec Inc., Jena, Germany).
A functional visual acuity (FVA) test can evaluate continuous visual acuity changes over time, which may be better for evaluating the quality of vision than a conventional visual acuity test. The methodology of FVA testing has evolved since it first emerged as a promising technology to evaluate changes in visual acuity over time [7, 8].
* Visual acuity test. The basic eye chart test, which gauges vision at various distances.
The sensitivity of a visual acuity test relates to the ability of the test to correctly detect and identify a reduction in visual function when it has truly occurred.
2) The new form no longer requires the driver's signature, blood-pressure reading, visual acuity test using the Snellen chart to determine the driver's eyesight condition, the first endorsement of LTO branch chief prior to the conduct of medical examination, and the official receipt of payment by the driver for the medical examination-unlike the old form.
Dix-Hallpike test is used to confirm benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, Unterberger and Romberg gait are the posture tests, Head Impulse Test and Dynamic Visual Acuity test are used to assess vestibulo-ocular reflex stability during eye and head movements.