Definition of visual aid in English:

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visual aid

noun

(usually visual aids)
An item of illustrative matter, such as a film, slide, or model, designed to supplement written or spoken information so that it can be understood more easily.
Example sentences
  • For Neurath, visualization does not merely act as illustration; visual aids are ‘part of the explanation themselves.’
  • Mr Garwood became well known for his Sunday morning ministry at the bandstage, when he frequently introduced unusual visual aids to illustrate his sermons and talks to the children.
  • Your meeting will typically include visual aids that illustrate the appropriate amount to eat.

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Syllabification: vis·u·al aid

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