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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.

invisible

(ɪnˈvɪzəbəl)
adj
1. not visible; not able to be perceived by the eye: invisible rays.
2. concealed from sight; hidden
3. not easily seen or noticed: invisible mending.
4. kept hidden from public view; secret; clandestine
5. (Economics) economics of or relating to services rather than goods in relation to the invisible balance: invisible earnings.
n
(Economics) economics an invisible item of trade; service
inˌvisiˈbility, inˈvisibleness n
inˈvisibly adv

in•vis•i•ble

(ɪnˈvɪz ə bəl)

adj.
1. not visible; not perceptible by the eye.
2. out of sight; hidden: an invisible seam.
3. not perceptible or discernible by the mind: invisible differences.
4. not ordinarily found in financial statements or reflected in statistics or a listing: Goodwill is an invisible asset to a business.
5. concealed from public knowledge.
n.
6. an invisible thing or being.
[1300–50; Middle English < Latin]
in•vis`i•bil′i•ty, in•vis′i•ble•ness, n.
in•vis′i•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.invisible - impossible or nearly impossible to seeinvisible - impossible or nearly impossible to see; imperceptible by the eye; "the invisible man"; "invisible rays"; "an invisible hinge"; "invisible mending"
covert - secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed; "covert actions by the CIA"; "covert funding for the rebels"
imperceptible, unperceivable - impossible or difficult to perceive by the mind or senses; "an imperceptible drop in temperature"; "an imperceptible nod"; "color is unperceivable to the touch"
seeable, visible - capable of being seen; or open to easy view; "a visible object"; "visible stars"; "mountains visible in the distance"; "a visible change of expression"; "visible files"
2.invisible - not prominent or readily noticeable; "he pushed the string through an inconspicuous hole"; "the invisible man"

invisible

adjective
1. unseen, imperceptible, indiscernible, unseeable, unperceivable The lines were so fine as to be nearly invisible.
unseen seen, obvious, visible, distinct, discernible, perceptible
2. hidden, concealed, obscured, secret, disguised, inconspicuous, unobserved, unnoticeable, inappreciable The problems of the poor are largely invisible.

invisible

adjective
Translations
خَفِيٌّلا يُرى، غَيْر منْظور
невидим
neviditelný
usynlig
nevidebla
näkymätön
nevidljiv
láthatatlan
ósÿnilegur
目に見えない
보이지 않는
nematomainematomasnematomumas
neredzams
onzichtbaaronzichtbare
neviditeľný
neviden
osynlig
มองไม่เห็น
görülmezgörünmez
vô hình

invisible

[ɪnˈvɪzəbl]
A. ADJ (gen) (Comm) → invisible
B. invisibles NPL (Comm) → ingresos mpl invisibles
C. CPD invisible assets NPLactivo msing invisible
invisible earnings NPLingresos mpl invisibles
invisible exports NPLexportaciones fpl invisibles
invisible imports NPLimportaciones fpl invisibles
invisible ink Ntinta f simpática
invisible mending Nzurcido m invisible

invisible

[ɪnˈvɪzɪbəl] adj
(= impossible to see) → invisible
invisible to the naked eye → invisible à l'œil nu
microscopic hairs, invisible to the naked eye → des poils microscopiques, invisibles à l'œil nu
(= ignored) [problem] → escamoté(e)
The problems of the poor are largely invisible → Les problèmes des pauvres sont le plus souvent escamotés.
to feel invisible → se sentir transparent
[export, surplus] → invisibleinvisible assets npl (British)actif m incorporelinvisible earnings nplrevenus mpl invisiblesinvisible ink nencre f sympathiqueinvisible mending nstoppage m

invisible

adjunsichtbar; to feel invisiblesich (dat)unsichtbar vorkommen; invisible threadNylonfaden m; invisible to the naked eyemit dem bloßen Auge nicht erkennbar
n invisibles (Comm) → unsichtbarer Handel

invisible

:
invisible earnings
pl (Econ) → unsichtbare Einkünfte pl
invisible exports
pl (Econ) → unsichtbare Exporte pl
invisible ink
nGeheimtinte f
invisible mending
nKunststopfen nt

invisible

[ɪnˈvɪzəbl] adjinvisibile

invisible

(inˈvizəbl) adjective
not able to be seen. Only in stories can people make themselves invisible.
inˈvisibly adverb
inˌvisiˈbility noun

invisible

خَفِيٌّ neviditelný usynlig unsichtbar αόρατος invisible näkymätön invisible nevidljiv invisibile 目に見えない 보이지 않는 onzichtbaar usynlig niewidzialny invisível невидимый osynlig มองไม่เห็น görünmez vô hình 无形的

invisible

a. invisible, que no puede verse a simple vista.

invisible

adj invisible
References in classic literature ?
March became invisible in the embrace of four pairs of loving arms.
Something like an invisible curtain ap- peared to have come between the man and all the rest of the world.
The deepest sounds of the retiring and invisible column had ceased to be borne on the breeze to the listeners, and the latest straggler had already disappeared in pursuit; but there still remained the signs of another departure, before a log cabin of unusual size and accommodations, in front of which those sentinels paced their rounds, who were known to guard the person of the English general.
Believe me, Hester, there are few things whether in the outward world, or, to a certain depth, in the invisible sphere of thought -- few things hidden from the man who devotes himself earnestly and unreservedly to the solution of a mystery.
There were days when I could have sworn that one of them had, with a small invisible nudge, said to the other: "She thinks she'll do it this time--but she WON'T
But wherefore it was that after having repeatedly smelt the sea as a merchant sailor, I should now take it into my head to go on a whaling voyage; this the invisible police officer of the Fates, who has the constant surveillance of me, and secretly dogs me, and influences me in some unaccountable way --he can better answer than any one else.
Pulling further and further away, they at last became almost invisible to the men at the mast-head.
You can feel them in the air round about him, capering frenetically; with their invisible feet they set the pace, and the hair of the leader of the orchestra rises on end, and his eyeballs start from their sockets, as he toils to keep up with them.
and, as if repeated by an invisible voice, came the words of an old prophetic scroll, as Eva had often read them to him,--"Fear not
They all seemed to tell; the swords always bent over the opponents' heads, from the forehead back over the crown, and seemed to touch, all the way; but it was not so--a protecting blade, invisible to me, was always interposed between.
He had just made the acquaintance of a group of citizens when an invisible dog began to yelp and snarl and howl and make himself very comprehensively disagreeable, whereupon young Wilson said, much as one who is thinking aloud:
So communing with himself, Huck stepped out and glided along behind the men, cat-like, with bare feet, allowing them to keep just far enough ahead not to be invisible.