- to recall or form mental images or pictures.
- to make visual or visible.
- to form a mental image of.
- to make perceptible to the mind or imagination.
Also especially British, vis·u·al·ise.
Origin of visualize
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Examples from the Web for visualization
Visualization of this narrative hasn't been done like this before, and I think that's the thing.‘The Great Flood’: Hauntingly Poetic Documentary Recounts the Worst Flood in U.S. History
January 6, 2014
We need better tools for visualization and problem solving to create shared understanding.Wanted: A National Disaster SWAT Team
June 2, 2010
Give examples of Pause springing from (a) Visualization, in ll.The Ontario High School Reader
Subjects for visualization and the reviving of other sensations.
In any visualization harmony of detail is of prime importance.
Subjects for visualization and presentation of facts as "effects."
We laughed at him: his visualization of the cement works was so complete.Aladdin & Co.
- the act or an instance of visualizing
- a technique involving focusing on positive mental images in order to achieve a particular goal
- to form a mental image of (something incapable of being viewed or not at that moment visible)
- med to view by means of an X-ray the outline of (a bodily organ, structure, or part)
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Word Origin and History for visualization
1881, noun of action from visualize.
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