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virtual

/vir·tu·al/ (vir´choo-al)
1. having the essence or effect, although not the actual fact or form.
2. created by, carried on, or performed by means of computers.

virtual

(vĭr′choo-ăl) [L. virtualis, (being) in essence or effect]
1. Having actual authority or real power without official acknowledgement or title.
2. In computer technology, made, conducted, or simulated by software on a computer, computer network, or online.
virtuality (vĭr″choo-al′ĭt-ē) virtually (-ă-lē)
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Drawing upon his experience as a game player and his expertise as an economist, Castronova assembles a list of characteristics that make a virtual world fun.
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It eliminates traditional design restrictions that result in outages of hours or days, enabling automatic use of dynamic virtual links to alternative storage clusters or single node sites for immediate return-to-operations.
According to the research team, organizations that rely on virtual workers have five main areas of concern: managing interpersonal conflicts; building trust, commitment and self-efficacy; and managing gender and cultural differences among the virtual workforce and their in-office co-workers.
Coles also commented on the convenience and speed of the virtual tour production process: "Shooting photographs for the production of the virtual tour of our 30,000-SF facility took on only 50 minutes and didn't interrupt our operations.
Virtual reality may enable the learning process to characterize all the constructivist features if learning activities and strategies are designed and integrated appropriately and effectively.
In Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory's Automatic Virtual Environment, also called CAVE, is one of four sophisticated virtual reality facilities in the world that lets scientists see, touch, hear and manipulate data and lets designers create and test models [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED].
Within a virtual environment, students can make decisions and act upon them without risk to themselves or others.
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Reflex VSA assures that enterprises have comprehensive IPS protection, while enjoying, the reliability and cost-savings of enterprise-class virtual infrastructure.
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