visual fix

visual fix

[′vizh·ə·wəl ′fiks]
(navigation)
A fix established by visual observation of fixed objects.
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The dispersants were an abomination, decided in haste as a quick visual fix.
Green fluorescent protein (GFP) has revolutionised research in medicine and biology, enabling scientists to get a visual fix on how organs function, on the spread of disease and the response of infected cells to treatment, the Nobel jury said.
It would have meant flying heavily loaded bombers over the Alps, heading north for hundreds of miles over hostile countryside, avoiding anti-aircraft fire, possibly confronting German fighter planes and then hoping to get a visual fix on the target, dropping the bombs and returning on the same hazardous route to Italy.
Even when the visual fix are at full tilt, it's always clear--unlike in a Tsui Hark movie--what's going on, thanks to comprehensible editing.
While their physical proportions encouraged the viewer to feel securely anchored within the surroundings, the blurred quality of their surfaces made it impossible to get a visual fix on them.
Camera (color), Yorgos Arvanitis; editor, Takis Yannopoulos; music, Stamatis Spanoudakis; production designer, Dimitris Katsikis; costume designers, Damianos Zarifis, Eva Nathena; sound (Dolby Digital), Nikos Papadimitrioiu; choreography, Mary Tsouti; visual fix, Alain Le Roi, Jerome Fournier; assistant director, Dmitris Birbilis.
Camera (color), Peter Streitman; editor, Christopher Seguine; music, David Davidson; art director, Steve Lawrence; special makeup f/x, Atlantic West Effects; visual fix, Al Magliochetti; makeup and hair, Cesha Ventre; sound, Daniel Bijan, Mark Setrakian.