Objects and material from everyday life, especially when used as teaching aids.
More example sentences
- Teachers can provide this support by using the chalkboard, realia, and other visual aids.
- The trajectory of Ronell's writing is hard to chart because the centrifugal force of her thematic materials accelerates them into collisions with realia, whence new particles emerge.
- It also displays the tension between a traditional lexicon and evolving technology, where the obsolescence of a piece of equipment or a practice may leave specific terms without an underpinning in realia.
1950s: from late Latin, neuter plural (used as a noun) of realis 'relating to things' (see real1).
Definition of realia in:
- The British & World English dictionary