Visible

Vis"i*ble

(?), a. [L. visibilis, fr. videre, visum, to see: cf. F. visible. See Vision.] 1. Perceivable by the eye; capable of being seen; perceptible; in view; as, a visible star; the least spot is visible on white paper.
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Maker of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and invisible.
Bk. of Com. Prayer.
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Virtue made visible in outward grace.
Young.
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2. Noticeable; apparent; open; conspicuous. Shak.
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The factions at court were greater, or more visible, than before.
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Visible church (Theol.), the apparent church of Christ on earth; the whole body of professed believers in Christ, as contradistinguished from the invisible, or real, church, consisting of sanctified persons. -- Visible horizon. Same as Apparent horizon, under Apparent.
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-- Vis"i*ble*ness, n. -- Vis"i*bly, adv.
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