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.

1. A person who makes videotapes with a camcorder.
2. Someone who works in the video medium recording moving images on tape, disk, or other electro-mechanical devices, or even broadcasting live. On a set, he or she is responsible for the camera and lighting.

Typically, videographers are distinguished from cinematographers because they use electro-mechanical cameras while cinematographers record images on film.

The art or practice of using a video camera to make films or programs.
A modification of a laser laparoscopy (inspecting the abdominal cavity using a tube that is inserted through the abdominal wall) in which the inside of a cavity is visualized through a video camera which projects an enlarged image onto a video monitor.
A person with an avid interest in watching television or videos or in making video recordings.
videophone, videotelephone, videotelephony
1. A telephone incorporating a television screen on which another person may be seen.
2. Technologies used for the reception and transmission of audio-video signals by users at different locations, for communication between two people in real-time by means of computers.
1. Selling videos.
2. Video sales.
1. A magnetic tape on which pictures and sound can be recorded.
2. A magnetic tape used for recording full-animation video images and sound.
A video communications system which is a communications service linked to an adapted television receiver, or video display terminal, by telephone or cable television lines to allow access to pages of information.

Systems can be one-way, allowing only for the display of selected information, or on-line or interactive, allowing for two-way communication.

vidette, a variant spelling of vedette
1. A horse-mounted sentry posted in front of a military formation's position.
2. A small scouting boat used to observe and to report aboiut an opposing naval force.
1. The range or extent of somebody's ability to see something: "As we left the tunnel, the ocean came into view."
2. A scene or an area that can be seen, especially one that is pleasing or impressive: "We have a wonderful view of the mountains from our porch."
3. Someone's opinion or judgment on something or particular way of interpreting or thinking about something: "His parents took the view that he had made an error."
4. An act of looking at or inspecting something.
5. A particular position or angle from which something is seen; such as, a bird's eye view.
6. A painting, drawing, or photograph of a scene or building.
7. A general survey of some subject.
1. Someone who looks at something; especially, an onlooker or spectator.
2. Any of various optical devices used to facilitate the viewing of photographic transparencies by illuminating or magnifying them.
3. A person who watches television or movies; such as, a viewer of prime-time shows or a viewer of action movies.
1. Having no view; such as, a viewless window.
2. Not having or expressing opinions or views.
3. That which is not perceivable with the eyes; invisible.
1. A reference to something which is not perceivable or that is invisible.
2. A description of something that does not have a view: "No matter how much we tried to look through the frosted windows, the natural surroundings were viewlessly observed." 3. Expressing no views: "The audience was so stunned by his ranting and raving that they just sat there viewlessly."
viewpoint (s) (noun), viewpoints (pl)
1. A position from which something is observed or considered.
2. A personal perspective from which a person considers something.
3. A place, spot, or geographical position from which people can look at something and which allows a particular range of sight.
Force; power; energy; violence; faculty.

The singular form is vis; the plural form is vires.

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-.