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Virtual vs. Digital

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Virtualadjective

In effect or essence, if not in fact or reality; imitated, simulated.

‘In fact a defeat on the battlefield, Tet was a virtual victory for the North, owing to its effect on public opinion.’; ‘Virtual addressing allows applications to believe that there is much more physical memory than actually exists.’;

Digitaladjective

Having to do with digits (fingers or toes); performed with a finger.

Virtualadjective

Having the power of acting or of invisible efficacy without the agency of the material or measurable part; potential.

Digitaladjective

Property of representing values as discrete, usually binary, numbers rather than a continuous spectrum.

‘digital computer;’; ‘digital clock’;

Virtualadjective

Nearly, almost. (A relatively recent development in meaning)

‘The angry peasants were a virtual army as they attacked the castle.’;

Digitaladjective

Of or relating to computers or the Information Age.

‘Digital payment systems are replacing cash transactions.’;

Virtualadjective

Simulated in a computer or online.

‘The virtual world of his computer game allowed character interaction.’;

Digitalnoun

(finance) A digital option.

Virtualadjective

Operating by computer or in cyberspace; not physically present.

‘a virtual assistant; a virtual personal trainer’;

Digitalnoun

(uncountable) Digital equipment or technology.

‘He moved to digital for the first time, using a Sony camera.’;

Virtualadjective

Capable of being overridden with a different implementation in a subclass.

Digitalnoun

(music) Any of the keys of a piano or similar instrument.

Virtualadjective

(physics) Pertaining to particles in temporary existence due to the Heisenberg uncertainty principle.

Digitalnoun

A finger.

Virtualnoun

A virtual member function of a class.

Digitaladjective

Of or pertaining to the fingers; done with the fingers; as, digital compression; digital examination.

Virtualadjective

Having the power of acting or of invisible efficacy without the agency of the material or sensible part; potential; energizing.

‘Heat and cold have a virtual transition, without communication of substance.’; ‘Every kind that lives,Fomented by his virtual power, and warmed.’;

Digitaladjective

of or pertaining to digits{3}; expressed in digits{3}, or using digits{3}; as, a digital display; a digital clock.

Virtualadjective

Being in essence or effect, not in fact; as, the virtual presence of a man in his agent or substitute.

‘A thing has a virtual existence when it has all the conditions necessary to its actual existence.’; ‘To mask by slight differences in the manners a virtual identity in the substance.’;

Digitaladjective

performing internal logical and arithmetic operations by means of digits, usually represented as binary numbers. Contrasted to analog, wherein variables are represented as coninuous physical quantities such as voltages or the position of a pointer on a continuous scale; as, a digital computer.

Virtualadjective

being actually such in almost every respect;

‘a practical failure’; ‘the once elegant temple lay in virtual ruin’;

Digitaladjective

of a circuit or device that represents magnitudes in digits;

‘digital computer’;

Virtualadjective

being such in essence or effect though not in actual fact;

‘a virtual dependence on charity’; ‘a virtual revolution’; ‘virtual reality’;

Digitaladjective

displaying numbers rather than scale positions;

‘digital clock’; ‘digital readout’;

Digitaladjective

relating to or performed with the fingers;

‘digital examination’;

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