- 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.
Origin of visible
Synonyms for visible
Related Words for visiblediscernible, evident, noticeable, striking, clear, unmistakable, detectable, obvious, palpable, distinguishable, conspicuous, arresting, bold, inescapable, macroscopic, manifest, marked, observable, obtrusive, ocular
Examples from the Web for visible
Contemporary Examples of visible
“There has been no visible progress of oil removal,” he said in the April 2012 inspection report.Two Texas Regulators Tried to Enforce the Rules. They Were Fired.
David Hasemyer, InsideClimate News
December 9, 2014
One visible trend is the re-use of components to meet different mission needs.How China Will Track—and Kill—America’s Newest Stealth Jets
December 2, 2014
It is often the least visible but sometimes deadliest of injuries: traumatic brain injury (TBI).Understanding Tracy Morgan’s Traumatic Brain Injury
November 20, 2014
In visible light this star system is completely shrouded in dust, its details hidden.The Most Stunning View Ever of Planets Being Born
Matthew R. Francis
November 9, 2014
Swift and company know how visible even these decisions are in the information age.Taylor Swift Dumps Spotify, Igniting Turf War Between Spotify and Apple
November 4, 2014
Historical Examples of visible
Stern displeasure was visible in the countenance of the great sculptor.Philothea
Lydia Maria Child
To the east, plains for at least thirty miles, when broken ranges were visible.
A salt lake was visible a few miles to the east, towards which we proceeded.
If the Pole is surrounded by water, it must be a visible point of land.
It must have stood there, close to where he now was, but it was not visible.Rico and Wiseli
Word Origin for visible
mid-14c., from Old French visible (12c.), from Latin visibilis "that may be seen," from visus, past participle of videre "to see" (see vision). An Old English word for this was eagsyne.