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victual (VIT'l) (noun)
Food usable by people: "Charles Dickens' characters in his novels were often quite poor and were happy to have at least one victual in their bags."
virtual (VUR choo uhl) (adjective)
1. Very close to being something without actually being it: "Her winning the competition is a virtual certainty."
2. Existing or occurring on computers or on the internet: "You can browse anytime through the stores on the internet and do virtual shopping for books, clothing, CDs, and many other items."

In the virtual reality cooking program on TV, she watched the preparation of her favorite victual.

1. Being something in effect even if not in reality or not conforming to the generally accepted definition of the term.
2. In physics, used to describe a particle whose existence is suggested to explain observed phenomena but is not proven or directly observable.
3. With computer technology, simulated by a computer for reasons of economics, convenience, or performance.
4. With computer technology, used to describe a technique of moving data between storage areas or media to create the impression that a computer has a storage capacity greater than it actually has.
This entry is located in the following unit: vir-, viri-, virtu- (page 5)
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virtual private network
A corporate computer network where data is routed via the internet rather than, or as well as, via more expensive dedicated lines.

There are several ways of implementing a virtual private network (VPN) but the data will usually be encrypted to prevent them from being read as they pass across the public parts of the internet.

This entry is located in the following unit: privat-, priv- + (page 2)