audiovisual

[aw-dee-oh-vizh-oo-uhl]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, involving, or directed at both hearing and sight: audiovisual facilities; audiovisual techniques.
noun
2.
Usually, audiovisuals. audiovisual aids.
Also, audio-visual.


Origin:
1935–40; audio- + visual

audiovisually, adverb
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audiovisual (ˌɔːdɪəʊˈvɪzjʊəl, -ʒʊəl)
 
adj
(esp of teaching aids) involving or directed at both hearing and sight: the language class had new audiovisual equipment
 
audio'visually
 
adv

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audiovisual
1937 (also audio-visual), from audio- + visual
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audiovisual au·di·o·vis·u·al or au·di·o-vis·u·al (ô'dē-ō-vĭzh'ōō-əl)
adj.

  1. Both audible and visible.

  2. Of or relating to materials, such as films and videotapes, that present information in audible and pictorial form.

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Example sentences
The audiovisual reference staff will help you find, use, and buy copies of the items you need.
Interaction with the audiovisual scene, which is formed on the side of the receiver.
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