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Portmanteau created from the words visual and centric: visual:, from Old French, from Late Latin visualis (“of sight”), from Latin visus (“sight”), from videre (“to see”); centric: from Ancient Greek κέντρον (kentron).
- enPR: vizh-uw-sĕn'trĭk
- Of or pertaining to products, space, buildings or environments designed in a manner that is visually optimal for deaf and hard-of-hearing people; pertaining to designs that focus on visual access.
- In a visucentric world, spatial awareness comes from cues that are subtle and may go unnoticed to the hearing. (Deaf Diverse Design Guide web site)
- Of or pertaining to art, literature, or other creative endeavors that has its main focus on what the eyes perceive.
- Much of the poetry included in John Lee Clark's Deaf American Poetry: An Anthology is visucentric.