visucentric

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Etymology[edit]

visuo- +‎ -centric

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: vizh-uw-sĕn'trĭk

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visucentric (comparative more visucentric, superlative most visucentric)

  1. 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 art, literature, etc.: focusing mainly 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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