that can be seen; perceptible to the eye: mountains visible in the distance.
apparent; manifest; obvious: a man with no visible means of support.
being constantly or frequently in the public view; conspicuous: a visible political position.
noting or pertaining to a system of keeping records or information on cards or sheets in such a way that the desired reference can be brought instantly to view: a visible index.
available or accessible; already existing, as goods in a warehouse or in transit as opposed to goods in production: visible supply.
involving actual goods that have been recorded or accounted for: visible trade.
prepared or converted for visual presentation; represented visually.

1300–50; Middle English < Latin vīsibilis, equivalent to vīs(us) (see vision) + -ibilis -ible

visibleness, noun
visibly, adverb
nonvisible, adjective
nonvisibly, adverb
previsible, adjective
previsibly, adverb
unvisible, adjective
unvisibleness, noun
unvisibly, adverb

visible, visual.

1, 2. discernible. 2. evident. Unabridged
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visible (ˈvɪzɪbəl)
1.  capable of being perceived by the eye
2.  capable of being perceived by the mind; evident: no visible dangers
3.  available: the visible resources
4.  (of an index or file) using a flexible display system for the contents
5.  of or relating to the balance of trade: visible transactions
6.  represented by visible symbols
7.  a visible item of trade; product
[C14: from Latin vīsibilis, from vidēre to see]

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Word Origin & History

c.1340, from O.Fr. visible (12c.), from L. visibilis "that may be seen," from visus, pp. of videre "to see" (see vision).
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Example sentences
The waitress found the description so unpalatable that she visibly shuddered,
  but said that she supposed they could do that.
As it develops, the larva wriggles visibly and painfully under the skin.
The material will visibly break down within weeks and will turn to rich dark
  worm castings within a few months.
Hundreds of archaic coal mines have visibly nibbled the mountain.
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