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Meaning of VIVID

Pronunciation:  'vivid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  (of color) having the highest saturation; "vivid green"; "intense blue"
  2. [adj]  having striking color; "bright greens"; "brilliant tapestries"; "a bird with vivid plumage"
  3. [adj]  having the clarity and freshness of immediate experience; "a vivid recollection"
  4. [adj]  evoking lifelike images within the mind; "pictorial poetry and prose"; "graphic accounts of battle"; "a lifelike portrait"; "a vivid description"
 

VIVID is a 5 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: bright, brilliant, clear, colorful, colourful, graphic, intense, lifelike, pictorial, pure, realistic, saturated
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Viv"id\, a. [L. vividus, from vivere to life; akin to
vivus living. See {Quick}, a., and cf. {Revive}, {Viand},
{Victuals}, {Vital}.]
1. True to the life; exhibiting the appearance of life or
   freshness; animated; spirited; bright; strong; intense;
   as, vivid colors.

         In dazzling streaks the vivid lightnings play.
                                               --Cowper.

         Arts which present, with all the vivid charms of
         painting, the human face and human form divine.
                                               --Bp. Hobart.

2. Forming brilliant images, or painting in lively colors;
   lively; sprightly; as, a vivid imagination.

         Body is a fit workhouse for sprightly, vivid
         faculties to exercise . . . themselves in. --South.

Syn: Clear; lucid; bright; strong; striking; lively; quick;
     sprightly; active. -- {Viv"id*ly}, adv. --
     {Viv"id*ness}, n.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

A numerical constraint-oriented language.

["VIVID: The Kernel of a Knowledge Representation Environment Based on the Constraints Paradigm of Computation", J. Maleki, Proc 20th Annual Hawaii Intl Conf on System Sciences (Jan 1987) pp.591-597].

 

 

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