visucentric

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Etymology[edit]

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 (kéntron).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: vizh-uw-sĕn'trĭk

Adjective[edit]

visucentric (comparative more visucentric, superlative most visucentric)

  1. 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)
  2. 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.

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