visibility - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] 

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/ˌvɪzəˈbɪləti/
  1. 1
    the distance that you can see, depending on conditions such as the weather or the place that you are in

    Thick fog reduced visibility to almost zero.

    A line of tall trees restricted our visibility.

    poor/good/low visibility:

    The race was cancelled due to poor visibility.

    1. a.
      if a vehicle such as a car has good visibility, it is designed so that the driver can easily see everything that is around the outside of the vehicle
  2. 2
    a situation in which someone or something can be clearly seen or noticed

    We need to increase the visibility of the police in these inner-city areas.