The real world is the place in which one actually must live and the circumstances with which one actually must deal.
An example of the real world is the life you are living right now, as opposed to the life you wish to live some day.
in, from, or having to do with actual experience or practice, rather than being theoretical, idealistic, or impractical
(comparative more real-world, superlative most real-world)
- Every major physics concept is treated, but should arrive to the student in a real-world context. The book departs from the "physics for physicists" approach of concentrating on physics principles and trying to find applications.
- Many seasoned gamers take it for granted that they are quite skilled at using a control mechanism that has little to do with real-world movements.Enter the Nintendo DS and Nintendo's latest slogan: "Touching is good".
- Two difficult periods for the auto industry, the Great Depression of the 1930s and the recent Great Recession, offer some real-world examples of how auto industry health is related to the rest of the economy.
- The "parents' page" is extremely informational, offering up the idea behind the Rescue Heroes line of toys, and giving real-world testimonials of parents and children who have tried out the toys on their own.
- While swimsuits are made of high-quality material and are overall well-constructed and tested, unfortunately, real-world scenarios will always best the tests when it comes to bathing suit mishaps.