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Definition of "visible" []

  • Possible to see; perceptible to the eye: a visible object. (adjective)
  • Obvious to the eye: a visible change of expression. (adjective)
  • Being often in the public view; conspicuous. (adjective)
  • Manifest; apparent: no visible solution to the problem. (adjective)
  • On hand; available: a visible supply. (adjective)

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 "visible" in a sentence
  • "'In the past few weeks, wingnut America has been going through a rough break-up with two of its most visible and attractive young women, and by \ "most visible\" I really mean the only young women even tangentially associated with the Republican party, conservative movement, or whatever they\'re calling themselves these days."
  • "The _invisible_ life on this planet is unquestionably far greater than the _visible_ but both visible and invisible doubtless belong to the planet earth."
  • "Recently, one of the leading Republican candidates for president, Texas Governor Rick Perry was reported to have taken friends, colleagues and contributors hunting on a ranch widely known as Niggerhead -- a name visible on a large rock at its entrance."