[ viz-uh-buhl ]
/ ˈvɪz ə bəl /
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: visible supply.
- involving actual goods that have been recorded or accounted for: visible trade.
prepared or converted for visual presentation; represented visually.
Origin of visible
vis·i·ble·ness, nounvis·i·bly, adverbnon·vis·i·ble, adjectivenon·vis·i·bly, adverb
pre·vis·i·ble, adjectivepre·vis·i·bly, adverbun·vis·i·ble, adjectiveun·vis·i·ble·ness, nounun·vis·i·bly, adverb
Can be confusedvisible visual
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British Dictionary definitions for previsible
/ (ˈvɪzɪbəl) /
capable of being perceived by the eye
capable of being perceived by the mind; evidentno visible dangers
availablethe visible resources
(of an index or file) using a flexible display system for the contents
of or relating to the balance of tradevisible transactions
represented by visible symbols
a visible item of trade; product
Derived Formsvisibleness, nounvisibly, adverb
Word Origin for visible
C14: from Latin vīsibilis, from vidēre to see
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