Definition of virtual

Definition of virtual
  1. virtual Adjective In effect or essence, if not in fact or reality; imitated, simulated.
  2. virtual Adjective Nearly, almost. ("A relatively recent corruption of meaning, attributed to misuse in advertising and media.")
  3. virtual Adjective Of something that is simulated in a computer or on-line.
  4. virtual Adjective In object-oriented programming, capable of being overridden with a different implementation in a subclass.
  5. virtual Adjective Related to technology.
  6. virtual Noun In C++, a virtual member function of a class.
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