Being in essence or effect, not in fact; as, the virtual presence of a man in his agent or substitute.
A directory on a network or in a Web site that acts like a Server (virtual server). 2.) A portion of disk space used by operating programs like Windows to serve as a memory space. 3.) An Operating System's mimicking of a real or physical piece of hardware.
a word used to describe a scenario where electronic means are used to simulate a traditional (physical) way of doing things, as in: Virtual team: where members of a team may be based in variety of locations, in one or several organisations, rarely meeting but working collaboratively using electronic networks Virtual office: takes the virtual team a stage further, so that the office does not exist in any particular location, but rather exists in the network.
Online; occurring or existing in cyberspace.
Something which is a representation rather than the real thing. In advertising, the word "virtually" means "almost."
Consisting of bits and bytes instead of atoms and molecules; electronic as opposed to "real." This distinction is somewhat spurious since electronic information and interaction are still "real," even though they have a different material basis or occur in a different medium.
Not real, but with Virtual PBX, only in terms of equipment investment. The business exchange service is very real, an absolute.
A prefix indicating that something is located on the Internet, as in "virtual bank" or "virtual community." Web page-- A Web address where information is on public display.
We apply the adjective "virtual" to many entities to indicate a logical or computerized representation of the entity, such as virtual shopping cart.
Adjective to describe a function in an object-oriented environment. A virtual function may be overridden by derived classes. See also pure virtual.
As of a function. May be overridden by derived classes. See also pure virtual.
A commonly used adjective that means having all of the properties of x while not necessarily being x.