visible


visible

adjective

  1. that can be seen; perceptible to the eye: mountains visible in the distance.
  2. apparent; manifest; obvious: a man with no visible means of support.
  3. being constantly or frequently in the public view; conspicuous: a visible political position.
  4. 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.
  5. Commerce.
    1. available or accessible; already existing, as goods in a warehouse or in transit as opposed to goods in production: visible supply.
    2. involving actual goods that have been recorded or accounted for: visible trade.
  6. prepared or converted for visual presentation; represented visually.

adjective

  1. capable of being perceived by the eye
  2. capable of being perceived by the mind; evidentno visible dangers
  3. availablethe visible resources
  4. (of an index or file) using a flexible display system for the contents
  5. of or relating to the balance of tradevisible transactions
  6. represented by visible symbols

noun

  1. a visible item of trade; product
adj.

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.

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