Virtually meaning

vûr'cho͝o-ə-lē
(topology) Of a covering space of finite index.

Virtually Haken.

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Almost but not quite; nearly.
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Virtually is defined as practically, almost or nearly.

An example of virtually used as an adverb is in the sentence, "The entire town was virtually destroyed," which means the entire town was almost entirely destroyed.

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In fact or to all purposes; practically.

The city was virtually paralyzed by the transit strike.

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In effect, although not in fact; for all practical purposes.

Virtually identical.

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Almost but not quite.

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Without exaggeration.
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In essence, but not in fact.
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(algebra) Of a substructure of finite index.

Virtually indictable.

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Origin of virtually