from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of imagining or visualizing something.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- etc. See visualization, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a mental image that is similar to a visual perception
Sorry, no etymologies found.
I would explain that a visualisation is a subset of a spell.
Eventually, this model will serve as input for a new tool for stratigraphic visualisation, which is developed in cooperation with the University of Kent and Brunel University (both UK).
However, Dr Roderick Oner, a clinical psychologist and dream expert, said that this kind of visualisation would be of limited help when it came to interpreting the "complex dream narrative".
In regards to his "visualisation", lets take it to its obvious conclusion.
TV made us visual, the internet pulled us back into words and this kind of visualisation will marry the two.
Indeed this is a trend Gartner noted in its Magic Quadrant report: "We expect innovation and growth to come from technologies that make it easier to build and consume BI applications (such as visualisation, search, in-memory analytics, SaaS and service-oriented architecture [SOA])."
I think this piece reflects a problem which many of those on the 'left' of Labour have had for a long time; namely, that to be 'left' without some kind of visualisation of what a 'left' society would look like leaves one with no other compunction other than to react instinctively to different stimuli - and, as the author has suggested, ultimately accept the limitations of your chosen political grouping or organisation to do anything more than push the political debate 'in the general direction' of their over-arching ideology.
Motivational techniques based on possible selves theory such as positive visualisation and imagery enhancement have proven successful in fields as diverse as psychotherapy, medical practice, educational psychology and sports psychology (2009: 35).
Set on the dark and mysterious canals of Venice, it asks the audience to close their eyes and submit to what's described as a guided meditative visualisation into the heart of a story.
Practise visualisation techniques to conjure up a scene in which you are purring, "Blackmail is an ugly word" to your boss as he or she stares aghast at grainy black-and-white photographs depicting funny goings-on in a Travelodge.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.