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visual communication


communication that relies on vision


communication noun (communicative processes and contents)


visual communications

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Princeton WordNet

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Visual communication

communication through visual aid and is described as the conveyance of ideas and information in forms that can be read or looked upon. Visual communication in part or whole relies on vision, and is primarily presented or expressed with two dimensional ... (41 of 2914 words, 1 image)

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Britannica Encyclopedia:

communication [social behaviour]

the exchange of meanings between individuals through a common system of symbols. This article treats the functions, types, and psychology of ... (21 of 1830 words, 2 images)


Collins Dictionary:


the act or an instance of communicating; the imparting or exchange of information, ideas, or feelings | something communicated, such as a message, ... (22 of 574 words, 6 definitions, 10 usage examples, pronunciation)



communication | communications [plural] | dispatch [synonym, sense-specific] | message [synonym, sense-specific] | bulletin [similar, sense-specific] | communiqu√© [similar, sense-specific] | express [British, similar, sense-specific] | report [similar, sense-specific] | memo [similar, sense-specific] | ...

an act or instance of transmitting | information transmitted or conveyed ; a verbal or written message | a process by which information is exchanged ... (23 of 403 words, 5 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)


Columbia Encyclopedia:


transfer of information, such as thoughts and messages, as contrasted with transportation, the transfer of goods and persons (see information theory). ... (21 of 398 words)


Oxford Dictionary:

communication | communications | commo [United States, informal, abbreviation] | communicational [derived]

the imparting or exchanging of information by speaking, writing, or using some other medium | a letter or message containing information or news | the ... (23 of 181 words, 7 definitions, 8 usage examples, pronunciation)


American Heritage Dictionary:

communication | communications [sense-specific] | communicational [adjective, related]

The act of communicating; transmission. | The exchange of thoughts, messages, or information, as by speech, signals, writing, or behavior. | ... (19 of 168 words, 13 definitions, pronunciation)


Macmillan British Dictionary:

communication | communications [plural]

[uncountable] the process of giving information or of making emotions or ... | "communications": [plural] a system for sending information ; a ... (21 of 143 words, 3 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciation)



communication | commos [informal, plural] | transmission [synonym, sense-specific] | connection [synonym, sense-specific] | association [synonym, sense-specific] | company [synonym, sense-specific]

The act or fact of communicating anything; transmission. | [uncountable] The concept or state of exchanging data or information between entities. | A message; the essential data transferred in an act of communication. | The body of all data transferred... (37 of 134 words, 10 definitions, 14 usage examples, pronunciation)


Random House Dictionary:

communication | communications [sense-specific]

the act or process of communicating; fact of being communicated. | the imparting or interchange of thoughts, opinions, or information by speech, ... (21 of 127 words, 7 definitions, pronunciation)


Cambridge Dictionary:

communication | communications

the act of communicating with people | [formal] a message or a letter | "communications": the various methods of sending information between people ... (21 of 126 words, 4 definitions, 8 usage examples, pronunciation)


New World Dictionary:


the act of transmitting | a giving or exchanging of information, signals, or messages as by talk, gestures, or writing ; the information, signals, or ... (24 of 88 words, 5 definitions, pronunciation)


Encarta Dictionary:

communication | communications [plural] | communicational [adjective, derived]

the exchange of information between people, e.g. by means of speaking, writing, or using a common system of signs or behavior | a spoken or written ... (25 of 74 words, 5 definitions, pronunciation)

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