Usage examples for visual

  1. If we see two tables, then there are two visual tables. – Our Knowledge of the External World as a Field for Scientific Method in Philosophy by Bertrand Russell
  2. With this added visual power, one would see the wood frogs and the hylas in their winter beds but a few inches beneath the moss and leaf- mould, one here and one there, cold, inert, biding their time. – The Wit of a Duck and Other Papers by John Burroughs
  3. Several centuries ago visual delusion was with adults what it is now with children in remotest country parts. – Life of St. Francis of Assisi by Paul Sabatier
  4. Apart from the orbs which constitute the solar system, little was known of the sidereal heavens beyond the visual effect created by the nocturnal aspect of the star- lit sky. – The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost' by Thomas Orchard
  5. They always picked a spot within visual range of at least one member, so they could see what was happening. – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus
  6. How must this be interpreted with reference to the particular facts of visual form? – The Psychology of Beauty by Ethel D. Puffer
  7. The impression of unreality in the face of visual evidence persisted into the night when, after an afternoon at anchor, we glided up the river, our decks and ports ablaze across the land. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  8. It's obvious that visual inspection is not going to tell us much. – The Flaming Mountain by Harold Leland Goodwin
  9. It is quite easy to get sufficient material to bring reassurance to any patient that visual hallucinations, at least, mean nothing serious for the mind or body of the individual having the experience. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  10. Certain visual analogues to this phenomenon will be noticed later. – Response in the Living and Non-Living by Jagadis Chunder Bose
  11. With Long Island in visual range, and not a sound or a picture on any wave length which Carol's flying fingers tuned in at maximum volume, Ken dipped below legal ceiling to drag the city. – Fly By Night by Arthur Dekker Savage
  12. But not for several years does visual perception of distance become in any degree accurate. – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  13. I do not think anything better fitted to establish a clear and settled idea of visual beauty than this way of examining the similar pleasures of other senses; for one part is sometimes clear in one of the senses that is more obscure in another; and where there is a clear concurrence of all, we may with more certainty speak of any one of them. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  14. If he has cultivated his sight assiduously, he has created more visual cells. – What a Young Woman Ought to Know by Mary Wood-Allen
  15. During such hasty journeying it is scarcely possible for a writer to attempt anything more serious than a mere reflection of the personal experiences undergone; and, in spite of sundry justifiable departures from simple note- making, this paper is offered only as an effort to record the visual and emotional impressions of the moment. – Two Years in the French West Indies by Lafcadio Hearn
  16. Often the basis of a concept consists of an image, as when you get a hazy visual image of a mass of people when I suggest mankind to you. – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  17. The large instruments of our time hardly reach much farther, for visual observations. – Lectures on Stellar Statistics by Carl Vilhelm Ludvig Charlier
  18. 9. When we think we see objects at a distance, what really happens is that the visual picture suggests that the object seen has tangible distance; we confound the strong belief in the tangible distance of the object with actual sight of its distance. – Critiques and Addresses by Thomas Henry Huxley