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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Vivid  \Viv"id\,  a.  [L.  vividus  from  vivere  to  life;  akin  to 
  vivus  living.  See  {Quick},  a.,  and  cf  {Revive},  {Viand}, 
  {Victuals},  {Vital}.] 
  1.  True  to  the  life;  exhibiting  the  appearance  of  life  or 
  freshness;  animated;  spirited;  bright;  strong;  intense; 
  as  vivid  colors. 
 
  In  dazzling  streaks  the  vivid  lightnings  play. 
  --Cowper. 
 
  Arts  which  present,  with  all  the  vivid  charms  of 
  painting,  the  human  face  and  human  form  divine. 
  --Bp.  Hobart. 
 
  2.  Forming  brilliant  images,  or  painting  in  lively  colors; 
  lively;  sprightly;  as  a  vivid  imagination. 
 
  Body  is  a  fit  workhouse  for  sprightly,  vivid 
  faculties  to  exercise  .  .  .  themselves  in  --South. 
 
  Syn:  Clear;  lucid;  bright;  strong;  striking;  lively;  quick; 
  sprightly;  active.  --  {Viv"id*ly},  adv  -- 
  {Viv"id*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  vivid 
  adj  1:  evoking  lifelike  images  within  the  mind;  "pictorial  poetry 
  and  prose";  "graphic  accounts  of  battle";  "a  lifelike 
  portrait";  "a  vivid  description"  [syn:  {graphic},  {lifelike}, 
  {pictorial}] 
  2:  having  the  clarity  and  freshness  of  immediate  experience;  "a 
  vivid  recollection" 
  3:  having  striking  color;  "bright  greens";  "brilliant 
  tapestries";  "a  bird  with  vivid  plumage"  [syn:  {bright},  {brilliant}] 
  4:  (of  color)  having  the  highest  saturation;  "vivid  green"; 
  "intense  blue"  [syn:  {intense}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  VIVID 
 
  A  numerical  {constraint}-oriented  language. 
 
  ["VIVID:  The  Kernel  of  a  Knowledge  Representation  Environment 
  Based  on  the  Constraints  Paradigm  of  Computation",  J.  Maleki 
  Proc  20th  Annual  Hawaii  Intl  Conf  on  System  Sciences  (Jan 
  1987)  pp.591-597]. 
 
  (1995-02-23) 
 
 




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