visible: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (viz'u-bul), [key]
— adj.
  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. visible supply.
    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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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