Having the power of acting or of invisible efficacy without the agency of the material or sensible part; potential; energizing.
- Existing or resulting in essence or effect though not in actual fact, form, or name: the virtual extinction of the buffalo.
- Existing in the mind, especially as a product of the imagination. Used in literary criticism of a text.
- Computer Science Created, simulated, or carried on by means of a computer or computer network: virtual conversations in a chatroom.