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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Virtually  \Vir"tu*al*ly\,  adv 
  In  a  virtual  manner;  in  efficacy  or  effect  only,  and  not 
  actually;  to  all  intents  and  purposes;  practically. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adv  1:  (intensifier  before  a  figurative  expression)  without 
  exaggeration;  "our  eyes  were  literally  pinned  to  TV 
  during  the  Gulf  war"  [syn:  {literally}] 
  2:  in  essence  or  effect  but  not  in  fact  "the  strike  virtually 
  paralyzed  the  city";  "I'm  virtually  broke" 
  3:  (of  actions  or  states)  slightly  short  of  or  not  quite 
  accomplished;  "the  job  is  just  about  done";  "the  baby 
  was  almost  asleep  when  the  alarm  sounded";  "we're  almost 
  finished";  "the  car  all  but  ran  her  down";  "he  nearly 
  fainted";  "talked  for  nigh  onto  2  hours";  "the  recording 
  is  well-nigh  perfect";  "virtually  all  the  parties  signed 
  the  contract";  (`near'  is  used  informally  for  `nearly'  as 
  in  "I  was  near  exhausted  by  the  run";  `most'  is  used 
  informally  for  `almost'  as  in  "most  everybody  agrees") 
  [syn:  {about},  {just  about},  {almost},  {most},  {all  but}, 
  {nearly},  {near},  {nigh},  {well-nigh}] 

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