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    1. adj. Used of hardware or software designs, implies `elegance in the small', that is, a design or implementation that may not hold any... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    [via the technical term `virtual memory', prob. from the term `virtual image' in optics] adj. 1. Common alternative to logical; often used to refer to the artificial objects created by a computer system to help the system control access to shared resources. 2. Simulated; performing the functions of something that isn't really there. An imaginative child's doll may be a virtual playmate. Oppose real.