Origin of visual
Examples from the Web for visual
Instead, the writers had to rely on visual cues and ambiance.Yep, Korra and Asami Went in the Spirit Portal and Probably Kissed|Melissa Leon|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And since visual media is more compelling than any other medium, it is consistently their drug of choice.North Korea’s Secret Movie Bootleggers: How Western Films Make It Into the Hermit Kingdom|Lizzie Crocker|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In movies, that language, visual and verbal, has yet to be mastered.
The same applies to other visual cues that tend to go unremarked.
Later, he transferred to the School of Visual Arts in New York City after developing an interest in filmmaking.
These divisions overlap each other; the thermal rays are in part visual, the visual rays in part chemical, and vice versa.Fragments of science, V. 1-2|John Tyndall
They become transformed at once into visual, instead of into olfactory or gustatory percepts.Illusions|James Sully
At that moment the people who had come to catch the visual truth of this supreme wonder, rose as one man.The Soul Stealer|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
In the rare cases when literacy is used today, it is usually for its visual impact.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
Visual observations were made during 65 percent of the times the wolves were located from December through April.
Word Origin for visual
early 15c., "coming from the eye or sight" (as a beam of light), from Late Latin visualis "of sight," from Latin visus "sight," from visus, past participle of videre "to see" (see vision). Meaning "relating to vision" is first attested c.1600. The noun meaning "photographic film or other visual display" is first recorded 1951.