|Origin:||virtualis 'having certain qualities or powers', from Latin virtus; VIRTUE|
vir‧tu‧al [only before noun]
very nearly a particular thing:
Car ownership is a virtual necessity when you live in the country.
Finding a cheap place to rent is a virtual impossibility in this area.
made, done, seen etc on the Internet or on a computer, rather than in the real world:
The website allows you to take a virtual tour of the art gallery.
constructing virtual worlds