Meaning of VISUAL in English


adj. & n.

--adj. of, concerned with, or used in seeing.

--n. (usu. in pl.) a visual image or display, a picture.

Phrases and idioms:

visual aid a film, model, etc., as an aid to learning. visual angle the angle formed at the eye by rays from the extremities of an object viewed. visual display unit Computing a device displaying data as characters on a screen and usu. incorporating a keyboard. visual field field of vision. visual purple a light-sensitive pigment in the retina, rhodopsin. visual ray Optics a line extended from an object to the eye.


visuality n. visually adv.

Etymology: ME f. LL visualis f. L visus sight f. videre see

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.