See also: real world
- Having a practicable, verifiable quality; not imaginary, theoretical or based in a non-physical realm, such as heaven or cyberspace.
- Antonyms: theoretical, imaginary, blue-skies
- The moon rocket was a real-world application of astrophysics.
- 2004, Chris Reed, Internet Law, →ISBN, page 2:
- In fact, because the Internet is accessible from almost everywhere in the world, transactions whose real-world analogues would have been restricted to only one or two jurisdictions may potentially be subject to every jurisdiction—this is particularly clear in the case of advertising via a Web site.