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Visual concealment is unnecessary, because in the North Country a cache is sacred.

Flippancy, like comedy, is but a matter of visual first impression.

It will be human, and, as you know, comedy is but a matter of the visual angle.

I can't tell you what it is, except that it's in the visual red.

This is, of course, the only logical method for the visual interpretation of sound.

Have you a clear impression of the visual elements that determine this distance?

Shall our homes be permitted to disregard the rules of visual hygiene?

Visual imagery, however, is not absolutely necessary to success.

Of these the "visual" and the "auditory" are most important.

Our dreams are, above all, visual, and even more visual than we think.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "coming from the eye or sight" (as a beam of light), from Late Latin visualis "of sight," from Latin visus "sight," from visus, past participle of videre "to see" (see vision). Meaning "relating to vision" is first attested c.1600. The noun meaning "photographic film or other visual display" is first recorded 1951.

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