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visual

vis·u·al

visual

 
 
pronunciation:
vI zhu l
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: pertaining to sight or seeing.
Driving a racecar requires good visual skills.
definition 2: perceptible by the eye; visible.
Her visual presentation was very convincing.How does the brain process visual information?
definition 3: creating or pertaining to an image in the mind.
The description produced a strong visual impression.
definition 4: of or concerning the use of pictorial or graphic display for instructional purposes.
Visual aids help the students grasp the concepts being taught.
similar words:
graphic
 
part of speech: noun
definition: (pl.) the pictorial characteristics of film, television, and the like.
It's a film that relies heavily on its visuals to create impact.
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  • visually:
    with the eyes; by seeing or looking at.
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The word visual contains the following part:
vid, vis, -vise Latin root that means see