Vis"i*ble (?), a. [L. visibilis, fr.
videre, visum, to see: cf. F. visible. See
Vision.] 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.
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
-- Vis"i*ble*ness, n. -- Vis"i*bly,