1. Perceivable by the eye; capable of being seen; perceptible; in view; as, a visible star; the least spot is visible on white paper.
Maker of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and invisible. --Bk. of Com. Prayer.
Virtue made visible in outward grace. --Young.
2. Noticeable; apparent; open; conspicuous.
The factions at court were greater, or more visible, than before. --Clarendon.
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.
-- Vis*i*ble*ness, n. -- Vis*i*bly, adv.
adv 1: in a visible manner; "he was visibly upset" [ant: invisibly]
2: so as to be visible; "the sign was visibly displayed"