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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Visible \Vis"i*ble\, a. [L. visibilis, fr. videre, visum, to see: cf. F. visible. See Vision.] 1. Perceivable by the eye; capable of being seen; perceptible; in view; as, a visible star; the least spot is visible on white paper. [1913 Webster] Maker of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and invisible. --Bk. of Com. Prayer. [1913 Webster] Virtue made visible in outward grace. --Young. [1913 Webster] 2. Noticeable; apparent; open; conspicuous. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The factions at court were greater, or more visible, than before. --Clarendon. [1913 Webster] Visible church (Theol.), the apparent church of Christ on earth; the whole body of professed believers in Christ, as contradistinguished from the invisible, or real, church, consisting of sanctified persons. Visible horizon. Same as Apparent horizon, under Apparent. [1913 Webster] -- Vis"i*ble*ness, n. -- Vis"i*bly, adv. [1913 Webster]