Meaning of affordance in English:

affordance

Pronunciation /əˈfɔːdəns/

noun

(also affwordance)
Psychology
  • A property of an object or an aspect of the environment, especially relating to its potential utility, which can be inferred from visual or other perceptual signals; (more generally) a quality or utility which is readily apparent or available.

Origin

Late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From afford + -ance.