invisibility


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in·vis·i·ble

 (ĭn-vĭz′ə-bəl)
adj.
1. Impossible to see; not visible: Air is invisible.
2. Not accessible to view; hidden: mountain peaks invisible in the fog.
3. Not easily noticed or detected; inconspicuous: "The poor are politically invisible" (Michael Harrington).
4. Not published in financial statements: an invisible asset.
n.
One that is invisible.

in·vis′i·bil′i·ty, in·vis′i·ble·ness n.
in·vis′i·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.invisibility - the quality of not being perceivable by the eye
inconspicuousness - the quality of being not easily seen
physical property - any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
visibility, visibleness - quality or fact or degree of being visible; perceptible by the eye or obvious to the eye; "low visibility caused by fog"
Translations
عَدَم رُؤْيَه، إنْعِدام الرؤيَه
neviditelnost
usynlighed
nevidljivost
láthatatlanság
ósÿnileiki
invizibilitate
neviditeľnosť
görülmezlik

invisibility

[ɪnˌvɪzəˈbɪlɪtɪ] Ninvisibilidad f

invisibility

[ɪnˌvɪzɪˈbɪlɪti] n
[social group, element] → invisibilité f
(magical)invisibilité f

invisibility

invisibility

[ɪnˌvɪzəˈbɪlɪtɪ] ninvisibilità

invisible

(inˈvizəbl) adjective
not able to be seen. Only in stories can people make themselves invisible.
inˈvisibly adverb
inˌvisiˈbility noun
References in classic literature ?
As regards Judge Pyncheon's invisibility, however, that matter will soon be remedied.
When she drew near he held out his hand, which she grasped eagerly, taking it for that of her lover; and, seizing his opportunity, the Prince passed a cord round her arms, and throwing off his invisibility cried to his spirits to drag her into the lowest pit.
His way of ignoring people whose presence inconvenienced him actually gave them, if they were sensitive to it, a feeling of invisibility, of nonexistence.
The cap of a gnome confers invisibility, and causes one to behold invisible things.
I argued that the launch must be no great way off, in spite of its invisibility.
Lloyd warmed to the talk in his nervous, jerky fashion, and was soon interrogating the physical properties and possibilities of invisibility.
Nor, while Paul Tichlorne was thus successfully mastering the problem of invisibility, was Lloyd Inwood a whit behind.
But, his sensations in this regard halt as to their strict morality, as he halts in his gait; for, they suggest the delights of a coat of invisibility in which to walk off safely with the precious stones and watch-cases, but stop short of any compunction for the people who would lose the same.
Its invisibility, and the mystery which was attached to it, made this organization doubly terrible.
Darkness had fallen, and a keen blizzard was blowing so that the streets were nearly deserted; but a few loiterers followed the group, and emboldened by invisibility shouted imprecations at the prisoner.
Things like invisibility |cloaks could cause a whole lot of heartache F all the skills and accessories available to Harry Potter, his cloak of invisibility always had a certain appeal.
A cloak of invisibility may be common in science fiction but it is not so easy in the real world.