that can be seen; perceptible to the eye:
mountains visible in the distance.
apparent; manifest; obvious:
a man with no visible means of support.
being constantly or frequently in the public view; conspicuous:
a visible political position.
noting or pertaining to a system of keeping records or information on cards or sheets in such a way that the desired reference can be brought instantly to view:
a visible index.
available or accessible; already existing, as goods in a warehouse or in transit as opposed to goods in production:
involving actual goods that have been recorded or accounted for:
prepared or converted for visual presentation; represented visually.
capable of being perceived by the eye
capable of being perceived by the mind; evident: no visible dangers
available: the visible resources
(of an index or file) using a flexible display system for the contents
of or relating to the balance of trade: visible transactions
represented by visible symbols
a visible item of trade; product
- Visible universe
noun See observable universe
noun, Phonetics. 1. the representation in graphic or pictorial form of characteristics of speech, as by means of sound spectrograms. 2. the system of handwritten phonetic symbols invented by Melville Bell in 1867 to provide a visually comprehensible rendition of speech sounds. visible speech noun 1. a system of phonetic notation invented by Alexander Melville […]
noun, Physiology. 1. the greatest amount of air that can be forced from the lungs after maximum inhalation. vital capacity noun 1. (physiol) the volume of air that can be exhaled from the lungs after the deepest possible breath has been taken: a measure of lung function vital capacity n. Abbr. VC The amount of […]
noun 1. the force that animates and perpetuates living beings and organisms. noun 1. (esp in early biological theory) a hypothetical force, independent of physical and chemical forces, regarded as being the causative factor of the evolution and development of living organisms
noun, Physiology. 1. any function of the body that is essential for life.