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Definition of "visibility" []

  • The fact, state, or degree of being visible. (noun)
  • The greatest distance under given weather conditions to which it is possible to see without instrumental assistance. (noun)
  • The capability of being easily observed: an executive with high visibility. (noun)
  • The capability of providing a clear, unobstructed view: a windshield with good visibility. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "visibility" in a sentence
  • "“We have noticed a definite increase in the term visibility,” notes Sheri Prasso, editor of the section of BusinessWeek titled UpFront one word, capital modishly in the middle, playing on the meanings of up-front as “honest, forthright” as well as “found in the opening pages of the magazine”."
  • "I hunt where my visibility is about 200yards max, so what power binoculars would you suggest?"
  • "Members of Occupy movements in Fontana, Redlands, Riverside, and other nearby towns marched past banks and in front of San Bernardino City Hall in what they called a "visibility action," The Sun newspaper reported."