the formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses
the ability to see; the visual faculty
a vivid mental image
the perceptual experience of seeing
a religious or mystical experience of a supernatural appearance
The act of seeing external objects; actual sight.
The faculty of seeing; sight; one of the five senses, by which colors and the physical qualities of external objects are appreciated as a result of the stimulating action of light on the sensitive retina, an expansion of the optic nerve.
That which is seen; an object of sight.
Especially, that which is seen otherwise than by the ordinary sight, or the rational eye; a supernatural, prophetic, or imaginary sight; an apparition; a phantom; a specter; as, the visions of isaiah.
Hence, something unreal or imaginary; a creation of fancy.