Virtual

What is Virtual?

Virtual definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
adjective

being such in power, force, or effect, though not actually or expressly such: a virtual dependence on charity.
Optics.

  1. noting an image formed by the apparent convergence of rays geometrically, but not actually, prolonged, as the image formed by a mirror (opposed to real).
  2. noting a focus of a system forming virtual images.
temporarily simulated or extended by computer software: a virtual disk in RAM; virtual memory on a hard disk.