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invisible ink

n.
Ink that is colorless and invisible until treated by a chemical, heat, or special light. Also called sympathetic ink.

invisible ink

n
(Chemistry) a liquid used for writing that does not become visible until it has been treated with chemicals, heat, ultraviolet light, etc

invis′ible ink′


n.
a writing fluid that is invisible until treated, as by heat or chemicals.
[1675–85]
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Its an absolutely shameful display of Republicans priorities that gives permanent tax cuts to those who dont need them and writes provisions appearing to benefit everyone else with disappearing ink, once again forcing hardworking Americans to hand over their hard-earned pay so the wealthiest people in this country can get tax breaks they dont need at taxpayer expense.
For example, a diaper contains the super-absorbent polymer sodium polyacrylate, biodegradable and compostable packing materials are made of starch while FriXion pens exhibit the thermochromic 'magic' of disappearing ink.
He recently released a memoir Unfaithful Music and Disappearing Ink which he accompanied with a 38-song, 2CD soundtrack featuring all the music that inspired him.
The drivers would write the number plates of cars and the owner's name on the ticket with disappearing ink
Unlike most traditional memoirs, Elvis Costello's Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink (Blue Rider, $30, 688 pages, ISBN 9780399167256) eschews any narrative structure, moving freely out from his childhood in Liverpool and London, where he accompanied his father to dance halls, soaking up the chords and vibes.
The Veronica hitmaker claims the only reason he wrote the book Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink about a life in showbusiness "is to point out the absurdity of it all, because very little is consequential".
The rare images will form part of the enhanced ebook version of Unfaithful Music and Disappearing Ink, due to be released on Thursday, October 15.
But Clint Bolick of Arizona's Goldwater Institute says that here ''nonjusticiable'' means that the clause ''is written in disappearing ink.
I had a big chemistry set and made stink bombs, and disappearing ink that never really disappeared.
Previous work in the quest for a disappearing ink has tended to yield a low-contrast print, often at a high cost, and sometimes using hazardous chemicals.
But don't let them trick you by using disappearing ink.