from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Possible to see; perceptible to the eye: a visible object.
- adj. Obvious to the eye: a visible change of expression.
- adj. Being often in the public view; conspicuous.
- adj. Manifest; apparent: no visible solution to the problem.
- adj. On hand; available: a visible supply.
- adj. Constructed or designed to keep important parts in easily accessible view: a visible file.
- adj. Represented visually, as by symbols.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Able to be seen.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Perceivable by the eye; capable of being seen; perceptible; in view
- adj. Noticeable; apparent; open; conspicuous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Perceivable by the eye; capable of being seen; open to sight.
- Apparent; open; conspicuous: as, a man with no visible means of support.
- In entomology, noting parts which are not concealed by other parts, as the spiracles when they are not concealed under the hard parts of the integument: opposed to covered
- n. That which is seen by the eye.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. capable of being seen; or open to easy view
- adj. present and easily available
- adj. obvious to the eye
Middle English, from Old French, from Latin vīsibilis, from vīsus, past participle of vidēre, to see; see vision.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin visibilis ("that may be seen"), from Latin videre ("to see"), past participle visus; see vision. (Wiktionary)