visual aid
noun Date: 1911 an instructional device (as a chart, map, or model) that appeals chiefly to vision; especially an educational motion picture or filmstrip

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  • visual aid — UK US noun [C] MEETINGS, COMMUNICATIONS, GRAPHS & CHARTS ► a picture, film, map, etc. designed to help people understand or remember particular information: »Is there a selection of visual aids and recruitment material available for use by staff? …   Financial and business terms

  • visual aid — n something such as a map, picture, or film that helps people understand, learn, or remember information …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • visual aid — noun count a drawing, map, movie, etc. that people can look at to help them understand a particular subject when you are teaching or explaining it to them …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • visual aid — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms visual aid : singular visual aid plural visual aids a drawing, map, film etc that people can look at to help them to understand a particular subject when you are teaching or explaining it to them …   English dictionary

  • visual aid — visual aids N COUNT: usu pl Visual aids are things that you can look at, such as a film, model, map, or slides, to help you understand something or to remember information …   English dictionary

  • visual aid — /vɪʒjuəl ˈeɪd/ (say vizhyoohuhl ayd) noun a device, technique, or the like, which uses the student s sense of sight in carrying on or assisting the learning process: television and photographs are good visual aids …   Australian English dictionary

  • visual aid — any of various materials depending on the sense of sight, as films, slides, photographs, etc., used as aids in teaching. [1910 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • visual aid — noun (C) something such as a map, picture, film etc that helps people understand, learn, or remember information …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ˌvisual ˈaid — noun [C] a drawing, map, film etc that people can look at when they are learning about a particular subject …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • VISUAL AID — …   Useful english dictionary

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