Definition of visualize in English:

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visualize

Pronunciation: /ˈviZH(o͞o)əˌlīz/

verb

[with object]
1Form a mental image of; imagine: it is not easy to visualize the future
More example sentences
  • An easy way to visualize this is to imagine watching a home video a friend filmed.
  • Anyway the mental images I visualise are very powerful, and exceed anything I used to see in movies when I used to be able to see.
  • To visualise this imagine the handle of the jug to be a service road.
Synonyms
envisage, envision, conjure up, picture, call to mind, see, imagine, evoke, dream up, fantasize about, conceptualize, contemplate, conceive of
2Make (something) visible to the eye: the cells were better visualized by staining
More example sentences
  • Whole cells were fixed and stained with DAPI to visualize nuclei and chromosomes.
  • Non-fluorescent techniques for visualizing comets based on staining with silver nitrate have also been used.
  • Degraded DNA from the two 1993 Barrow specimens was visualized on ethidium bromide stained gels.

Derivatives

visualizable

adjective
Example sentences
  • ‘The premise of this exhibition,’ Fusco declares, ‘is that rather than recording the existence of race, photography produced race as a visualizable fact’.
  • And yet it is precisely in the leap from an empirical insistence on the geometry of objects in the world to the analytic insistence that mathematics need not be tied to visualizable objects that allowed for a mathematics of the infinite.
  • It saw the foundation of an approach to science that has subsequently characterized English-speaking scientists ever since: the emphasis upon reducing everything to a visualizable mechanical picture.
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