vid-, video-, vis-, -vision, -visional, -visionally, visuo-, vu-

(Latin: videre, "to see"; plus words with other related meanings: to notice, noticing, noticed; observe, observing, observed; look, looking, looked; perceive, perceiving, perceived, perception; see, seeing, saw, seen, sight; view, viewing, viewed; manifest, manifesting, manifested; reveal, revealing, revealed, revelelation)

Although many of the words in this unit seem to be from other Latin origins, all of them are etymologically derived from the main Latin videre, "to see" element.

Veni, Vidi, Vici.
I came, I saw, I conquered.

Attributed to Julius Caesar's summary of his swift victory at Zela in 47 B.C. over King Pharnaces of Pontus in the Pontic campaign; according to Plutarch; but Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus, A.D. 69?–A.D. 140?, a Roman biographer and historian, doesn't ascribe the words to Caesar, saying only that they were displayed before his title after his victories at Pontus.

Encyclopedia of Word and Phrase Origins by Robert Hendrickson,
published by Facts On File, Inc.; 1997.
Vide et crede.
See and believe.

Perhaps better known as, "Seeing is believing".

Vide infra; v.i.
See below.

An instruction in a document to look for a citation that follows.

Vide post.
Latin for "See the following."
vide supra
"See above"; used in text as an instruction to the reader.
Vide supra; v.s.
See above.

A scholar's way of referring a reader to something that appears earlier in a text or see the previous reference or citation.

Vide; v.; vid.
Latin for "See."

An instruction in a printed document to look for a citation that follows.

videlicet; viz.
1. It is permitted to see.
2. One may or can see.
3. That is; namely; used to introduce examples, lists, or items.

Other meanings include: to wit; that is to say; namely. Commonly abbreviated viz., which is expressed orally as "namely", not as "viz."

It is often found in legal documents to advise that what follows provides more details about a preceding general statement: "The defendant committed robbery; viz., last Saturday, at approximately midnight."

1. The visible part of a television transmission.
2. The industry of recording and broadcasting visual information and entertainment, especially that which can be viewed on a television.
3. A recording of both the video (visual) and audio (hearing) components; especially, one containing a recording of a movie or television program.
4. Broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects.
5. The text and graphic images that appear on a computer screen.
video chat, videochat
Communicating visually with another person from one computer to another computer.
A real-time video session between two or more users that reside in two or more locations.

While videoconferencing supports several end points of communicating, the terms "video chat" and "videophone" typically mean one-on-one.

A digital recording,especially of a movie, on an optical disk that can be played on a computer or a television set.
1. Having attractive physical qualities or characteristics that televise well.
2. Having a physical appearance and exhibiting personal qualities that are considered to be highly appealing to television viewers.
A diagnosis based on the interpretation of radiograms which are transmitted by television techniques to a radiological center.
1. A prerecorded video recording.
2. A commercial video film or disc.

Cross references of word families that are related directly, or indirectly, to: "appear, visible, visual, manifest, show, see, reveal, look": blep-; delo-; demonstra-; opt-; -orama; pare-; phanero-; phant-; pheno-; scopo-; spec-; vela-, veal-.