Meaning of “visual” in the English Dictionary

"visual" in English

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uk /ˈvɪʒ.u.əl/ us /ˈvɪʒ.u.əl/

visualnoun [ C usually plural ]

/ˈvɪʒ.u.əl/ /ˈvɪʒ.u.əl/

something such as a picture, photograph, or piece of film used to give a particular effect or to explain something:

The wildlife programme has some stunning visuals.
Using both words and visuals makes it easier for students to focus on and improve their writing methods.

(Definition of “visual” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"visual" in American English

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us /ˈvɪʒ·u·əl/

relating to seeing:

These animals have excellent visual ability/acuity.

(Definition of “visual” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)