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visual

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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visualvi‧su‧al1 /ˈvɪʒuəl/ ●●○ W3 AWL adjective [usually before noun] 🔊 🔊 SIGHT/ABILITY TO SEErelating to seeing 🔊 Artists translate their ideas into visual images. 🔊 The tall tower adds to the visual impact of the building.
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visualTeachers have been using visual aids in the classroom for decades.The close association between the visual and the cultural may explain the reluctance of some teachers to give it much attention.Indeed, the portrait must be considered one of the outstanding Roman contributions to the visual arts.The trilogy will include previously unreleased footage as well as new visual effects and an enhanced soundtrack.The movie is greatly enhanced by its stunning visual effects.A presenter, after all, knows that a viewer has the visual evidence to check on what is being said.The effects are simply terrific and create a visual extravaganza rare for television.They sometimes react to just part of a visual image, rather than the entire image.a powerful visual impactAlthough in theory Postscript could be viewed as a general purpose programming language, it is strongly biassed towards visual representation.Children learn to read by interpreting visual symbols.
visualvisual2 noun [usually plural] 🔊 🔊 something such as a picture or the part of a film, video etc that you can see, as opposed to the parts that you hear 🔊 the film’s stunning visuals
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